Visual arts

StreetSmARTS Mural Program Artist Pool Request for Qualifications (RFQ)

RFQ Issue Date: November 21, 2023

The San Francisco Arts Commission invites artists, artist teams, urban artists, and street writers to submit qualifications for the StreetSmARTS Mural Program Artist Pool. 

StreetSmARTS is a Public Works (PW) program, administered through the San Francisco Arts Commission. The goal of this program helps connect artists with private property owners and City Departments to create vibrant murals on their buildings, enhancing the character of their property and surrounding neighborhood, while deterring ongoing vandalism.

Yuán: How long have we known home?

Presented by It’s a local collective with Semin Hong

Supported by Arts Council England 

Open Call Oct 13 - Nov 06, 2023 

Exhibition Apr 18 - May 18, 2024 

The call is international. Submission is free. 

Call for Submissions 2023: 

Leamington Spa Open 2024

We are delighted to present the Open 2024, an exciting exhibition providing a showcase for artists living and working in the West Midlands. Last seen in 2022, the Open has been a regular and popular feature of Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum’s (LSAG&M) programme since the 1930s. Open 2024 is sure to be an eclectic mix of artistic forms, with previous Opens featuring, amongst others, sculpture, photography, installation pieces, computer generated imagery and textiles.

Mapping Reality: a paradigm on utopian/ dystopian futures

In an ever-changing world, what's normal and what's new is hard to pin down. The amazing technological development, the improvement of artificial intelligence, social media platforms, and metaverse, are quickly transforming the way we communicate, connect, and interact with the world.  The constant evolution of technology makes the concept of innovation transform our lives daily so that getting used to normality is something difficult - something is the same for less and less time. 

ING Discerning Eye 2023 call for entries

The ING Discerning Eye announces its 2023 call for entries and star-studded selection panel.

The selectors are:

  • Singer and artist Ian “H” Watkins,
  • Former England footballer Tony Adams,
  • Artists Chris Levine and Julian Wild,
  • Curators Péjú Oshin and Eliza Gluckman.

Artists can take part in an exhibition at Mall Galleries, London, and win awards up to £5,000.

What work can you enter?

All styles and media are welcome – including painting, sculpture, drawing, photography, film, textile, and more.


Open Call to The Mobile Library Magazine Volume 3 Issue 3: Adult

The Mobile Library provides a multi-digital exhibiting experience for artists and writers, from around the world, to showcase their work. Each publication is unique, pairing 6 artists and 6 writers together at different stages in their career to build a collaborative experience.

This year, Volume 3 will explore the theme of memory with Issue 3 seeking work that explores memories, moments, and experiences of being an adult. Themes include family, friendships, and parenthood; advice you would give to your younger self; physical or emotional experiences; reflecting on generational experiences such as disco or bedazzled phone cases.   

  • Applications to The Mobile Library is free. 


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