Morpho Gallery: Call for Artists

Open Call for Art All Mediums All Ages

11th Annual Emerging Artists Winter Exhibit 2016

February 5th opening reception 6-9pm

Over 20 local artists exhibit a variety of media.

Morpho Gallery is accepting images via JPEG format to be juried for this upcoming no commission exhibition.

We charge a one-time $25 Jury fee (per piece) ONLY IF YOU ARE accepted into the show. We do not charge if you are not accepted. Fees paid upon delivery. You will be notified which piece(s) will be exhibited.


2016 Visual Arts Fellowship Competition

The Luminarts Cultural Foundation is currently accepting applications for its 2016 Visual Arts Fellowship Competition. Each year we select five Chicago artists who each win $5,000 and a Luminarts Fellowship. Luminarts Fellows are then eligible to apply for continued funding through project grants, aimed to support their career advancement through residencies, master classes, professional travel and more. Information about the Fellowship including how to apply may be found online at under “Artist Opportunities.” The deadline to apply is Friday, March 18.

Anyone with questions about the Fellowship can learn more via or contact us directly or (312) 435-5961.


Call for Artists: Avondale Neighborhood Association

The Avondale Neighborhood Association is seeking artists to participate in the 2015 A Day in Avondale event.

A Day in Avondale is a free, community organized art walk and festival on Milwaukee Avenue between Kimball and Belmont. This year’s event will take place on September 26, 2015 from 10am-6pm and is expected to attract nearly 5,000 people to the neighborhood.

All event details and an application to participate can be found at There is no fee for artists to participate.

Call For Artists


The Casa Italia Art League is seeking artists to submit original art works for the August 2015 Art Show that is in conjunction with the San Franceso di Paola Family Festival.

The Italian Event will bring in approximately 3,000 individuals which is a great opportunity for people to admire your art.

GUIDELINES FOR ART: All Paintings, Sculptures, Drawings, Photography or other Media Art is accepted. Monday through Friday from 9am – 5pm at Casa Italia Chicago: Business Office (arrangements can be made with the business office to drop of the art work too)

DATE OF ART SHOW: August 7th – August 18th Reception

DROP OFF DATE & LOCATION: July 21st through August 4th (end of the parking lot), Division Street, Stone Park, IL 60165 on the 7th with more information to follow

ARTWORK PICK UP: August 19th & 20th Casa Italia Business Office Hours



Contact Nancy Cometa or 708-345-5933 Ext. 2 or Kelly Cerami myart79@yahoocom or Ivan Lazcano

Also, you can check out the website at Casa Italia Chicago


2015 Chicago Artadia Awards

The Fund for Art and Dialogue is now accepting applications for the 2015 Chicago Artadia Awards from all visual artists who have lived and worked throughout Cook County, IL for two years or more. Individual artists and collaboratives working in all visual media and at any stage in their career are strongly encouraged to apply. Artadia Awardees are selected through a two-tiered jury process that combines local expertise with outside perspective from leading curators and artists. A preliminary panel will evaluate all online submissions and select 10 finalists in early August. A second panel of curators will visit Chicago in late August to conduct studio visits with each finalist and select Awardees to receive unrestricted Artadia Awards between $5,000 and $20,000. The 2015 Chicago Awardees will be announced and exhibited at EXPO Chicago, September 17 – 20.

The Chicago Artadia Awards are:

– Open to anyone living in Cook County
– Free of application fees and project outline requirements
– Merit-based
– Unrestricted

Apply If You:

– Have lived in Chicago for 2 years or more
– Are not currently enrolled in an art-related degree program
– Would like to have your work seen by a panel of prominent curators


Online Application: