29th annual Emerald Coast National Juried Fine Arts exhibition

The Mattie Kelly Arts Center Galleries of Northwest Florida State College cordially invite you to apply for the 29th Emerald Coast National Juried Fine Arts Exhibition, hosted annually. This year's juror is Polly Nordstrand, Curator of Southwest Art, Colorado Springs Fine Art Center at Colorado College. Artists may submit up to 3 works of art, and the Best-in-Show, first-place winner not only receives $1000, but is also given the opportunity to host a solo exhibition in our Holzhauer Gallery, adjacent to next year's 30th Emerald Coast National. 

Art Explosion: $10,000+ In Awards

The 3rd annual Great Northern Art Explosion is an open, international public art contest & exhibition held in downtown Grayling, MI, August 28 - September 11. Artists will exhibit in a centralized space to the public for a chance to win awards and sell their art.

“Up Close and Personal” Juried Photography Show

Featuring macro-photography: close-ups of small subjects. Zoom in on those moments that often go overlooked and share with us a new perspective. Whatever subject you choose (droplets of rain, the texture of a stone path, pencil shavings, a spider’s web…), highlight those tiny, unexpected moments we might’ve otherwise missed.

**Artists will be notified by email of acceptance. Selected works will be displayed in-person at the OC Center for the Arts during the month of May.

Exhibit juror: Brook Hedge

Entry deadline: Monday April 5, 4pm EST.

Dates for hand-delivery of selected work: Sun. May 2- Mon. May 3, by appointment. Please see below for shipping information.

Exhibit dates: May 7-29, 2021

2021 National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society Spring International Online Exhibition

The National Oil & Acrylic Painters’ Society (NOAPS) invites oil and acrylic painters from all across North America and International Artists to apply to our exhibit honoring the Best in oil and acrylic painting. NOAPS has been showcasing the talents of oil and acrylic painters since 1991.

This is an INTERNATIONAL juried online competition open to ALL artists 18 years of age and older working in Oil and ACRYLIC medium. Both members and non-members of NOAPS may apply. 

200 Artworks accepted into the show and eligible for awards

$4500 in total awards      $1000 for Best of Show 

Annual Members Juried Show

(December 2020): Annual Members Juried Show

Featuring artwork by members of the Art League: all media, 2D & 3D, artist’s choice of theme.

Not a member yet? Go to our website to join or renew and enjoy a variety of artist benefits like: members-only exhibitions, discounted entry fees, online artist directory, opportunity to sell in the gift shop, and more.

Exhibit juror: Jayme McLellan

Deadline for online entry: Monday Nov 9, 4pm.
**Artists will be notified by email of acceptance. Accepted works will be displayed in-person at the OC Center for the Arts during the month of December.

Dates for hand-delivery of accepted work: Sunday Nov 29-Monday Nov 30, by appointment. Please see below for shipping information.

What Are You Voting For? ( A Virtual Exhibition)


FINAL ENTRY DEADLINE: September 24, 2020 | 11:59 p.m. CDT

NOTIFICATIONS: September 30, 2020

JURORS: Karen Gutfreund + Sherri Cornett | Gutfreund Cornett Art


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