Artist Opportunities

Artist Opportunity

Artist Opportunity! 68th Rochester Finger Lakes Exhibition

Posted November 23, 2022

The Rochester-Finger Lakes Exhibition has a call for artists for their yearly exhibition.

Artist Opportunity

Deadline Extended!!!! Call for Artwork: Carnegie Center Art Off the Wall

Posted November 9, 2022

The Carnegie Art Center is looking for small scale artwork for their annual fundraiser "Art Off the Wall".

Our deadline is extended to November 26   12-4pm.

Artist Opportunity

Artist Studio Available

Posted November 2, 2022

Artist studio available!

Artist Opportunity

Call for Artists! Public Art in Allentown District

Posted October 13, 2022

The Buffalo Arts Commission is looking for a photo opportunity art project proposals for the Allentown District.  Submissions due by November 23, 2022.

Artist Opportunity

Art Studio or Gallery Space Available

Posted October 10, 2022

Need space for an art studio or gallery?  Here's one possibility!

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Roycroft Campus - Call for Art for Lottery Auction Fundraiser

Posted September 30, 2022

The Roycroft Campus is looking for artists and donors to support the Roycroft Campus by contributing to an art auction fundraiser.

Artist Opportunity

Erie Canal Artist in Residence

Posted September 20, 2022

The Residency will focus on a year-long creative inquiry into the Canal and the logistics of
Canal maintenance and operations: what is required to keep the Canal in a good state of
repair so that it is reliable, safe, and financially sustainable. The Canal Corporation is
frequently asked to both fix the aging Canal infrastructure and extend the length of the Canal
navigation season: two requests that can be at odds with each other. The public is not
exposed to or aware of the nature and scale of the challenge to keep the Canal in shape
operationally. This Residency is for Artists who wish to engage with the Canal and adjacent
Trail, Canals staff, New York’s Canal communities, and visitors. It is an opportunity to reflect
upon the Canal’s physical, environmental and social condition; materiality; and context.

Artist Opportunity

Paint the Basilica

Posted August 1, 2022

Artists are invited to set up their easels and  paint the Basilica on August 6 & 7.

Artist Opportunity

Hyatt's Watercolor Weekend

Posted July 6, 2022

Watercolor weekend is coming to Hyatt's!  Great opportunities for workshops and supplies.

Artist Opportunity

Call for Artists: Paint the Basilica August 6 & 7

Posted June 24, 2022

Paint the Basilica is a two day plein air event prizes being awarded as part of Father Baker Weekend activities.

Artist Opportunity

Call for Mural Artists in the Elmwood Village

Posted June 10, 2022

Arts Services Inc. of WNY is looking for proposals for an Elmwood Village Mural. 

Artist Opportunity

Queen City Fine Arts - Call for Artists

Posted June 10, 2022

Queen City Fine Arts is seeking artists for a juried art show.

Artist Opportunity

Open Studio Tours for Artists in Lewiston- Youngstown- Porter

Posted June 8, 2022

Call for artists in the Lewiston-Youngstown-Porter area to open your studios to the public on July 23rd!

Artist Opportunity

Air Buffalo Seeks Artist for Commission

Posted May 21, 2022

Artist Opportunity

UB Contemplative Sites Call for Artist Proposals

Posted May 16, 2022

Contemplative Sites Program
UB’s Contemplative Sites are one-year public art installations on North and South Campuses designed to enhance our campus experience and engage our university community in contemplating key issues. 

Click on the link below.

Artist Opportunity

Call for Artists for Canal Fest of the Tonawandas

Posted May 8, 2022

An eight-day celebration of the Erie Canal which divides and joins the Western New York cities of Tonawanda and North Tonawanda. This family-focused festival attracts nearly 300,000 visitors each year to its scores of events and attractions

Artist Opportunity

Call For Artists! Mixed-Up Media at River Art Gallery

Posted April 26, 2022

Have art that doesn't fit into traditional categories?  The Mixed-Up Media Exhibit at River Art Gallery and Gifts may be what you are looking for.

Artist Opportunity

Call for Artists! Amherst Traffic Box Contest

Posted April 25, 2022

Amherst Arts & Culture in Public Places is looking for artwork for traffic boxes.

Artist Opportunity

Call for HS Student Art in Congressional Competition

Posted April 6, 2022

Art teachers - this is a great way to get your students involved!  The Congressional Art Competition is online and gives the winning student and a guest airline tickets to Washington D.C.

Artist Opportunity

Call for Artists to Assist in Student Portfolio Reviews

Posted April 2, 2022

Artists are needed to share their expertise with students in portfolio reviews.

Artist Opportunity

Call for Aritists! Springville Art Crawl

Posted March 26, 2022

Save the Date! The Springville Art Crawl is coming June 4, 2022~~~
Attention artists! Call for work with submissions due by May 1.

Artist Opportunity

Art Auction to Benefit the Ukraine

Posted March 25, 2022

Several BSA artists have already committed to this benefit art auction for the Ukraine.

Artist Opportunity

Call For Artists: Animal Kingdom Exhibit at River Art Gallery

Posted March 21, 2022

The River Art Gallery is looking for artists to celebrate our Animal Kingdom. 

Artist Opportunity

Call for Artists! Celebrate Spring-Time of Change at Queen City Fine Arts

Posted March 19, 2022

Queen City Fine Arts has a call for artists to celebrate Spring!

Artist Opportunity

UB Call For Artists - Contemplative Art Work on both North and South Campuses

Posted March 2, 2022

UB is issuing a call for art for murals and art works on both North and South Campuses.

Artist Opportunity

Hunt Gallery Residency Opportunity

Posted February 27, 2022

The new C. Stuart and Jane H. Hunt Gallery (opening Spring 2022) is opening its lower level
to five WNY artists, free of rent, to support the creation of their work and career as an artist, in
person and online. This residency will allow artists to enter a collaborative environment in
partnership with the Buffalo Society of Artists (BSA) where they will have the opportunity to
collaborate and exhibit work throughout the duration of their occupancy, and utilize Hunt Gallery
platforms to sell their work.


Artist Opportunity

Call For Volunteers for BSA Sketchbooking with Young Artists Program

Posted February 20, 2022

Sketchbooking with Young Artists was a great success for the BSA last year. We need volunteers to work with Buffalo Public School children for this year's program.

Artist Opportunity

Taste of Buffalo Poster Contest

Posted February 17, 2022

The annual Taste of Buffalo is back this year and so is their Poster Contest opening February 20th.

Artist Opportunity

Call for Art: Erie Art Museum Spring Show

Posted February 2, 2022

The Erie Art Museum is looking for artwork for the Spring Show to be submitted before February 11th.

Artist Opportunity

Apply for Residencies Saltonstall 22 by January 23

Posted January 21, 2022

Saltonstall offers free residencies to artists and writers who are current residents of New York State and/or one of the Indian Nations located therein. 

Artist Opportunity

Call for Artists: Elmwood Avenue Festival of the Arts

Posted January 21, 2022

The time is right to secure a spot in the Elmwood Avenue Festival of the Arts.

Artist Opportunity

Call for Art! Downtown Springville Art Crawl

Posted January 19, 2022

The Springville Center of the Arts is ready for your artwork!

Artist Opportunity

49th Annual Hoyt Regional Juried Exhibition

Posted January 2, 2022

Artists are invited to submit electronic entries to the 49th Annual Hoyt Juried Exhibition.

Artist Opportunity

Call to Artists: Aids Education Poster Competition

Posted November 17, 2021

The Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester in partnership with the University of Rochester’s River Campus Libraries invites New York State artists to submit their original poster designs to a juried poster competition.

Artist Opportunity

Call for Art: 'Victim to Victory' at Queen City Fine Arts

Posted October 30, 2021

Queen City Fine Arts is bringing light to mental health and its relationship to art with "Victim to Victory".

Artist Opportunity

Bryant and Stratton College Call for Art

Posted October 25, 2021

Bryant and Stratton College is reaching out to the BSA for artwork for an Arts & Crafts event.


Artist Opportunity

Call for Work: Emergence Program at Daemen College

Posted October 19, 2021

Daemen College is seeking artists of all disciplines for a program that will focus on artists in the first decade of their careers.

Artist Opportunity

Queen City Fine Arts is Offering Special Watercolor Sessions With Deb Meier

Posted October 19, 2021

Queen City Fine Arts is offering special watercolor sessions for a limited time.

Artist Opportunity

WNYAG is Looking for Original Artwork for Artful Gifts

Posted October 13, 2021

The Western New York Artists Group has a call out for original artwork for Artful Gifts

Artist Opportunity

Carnegie Art Center Art Off The Wall

Posted October 12, 2021

Join the Carnegie  in this unique opportunity to purchase original 5 x 7” pieces of artwork for just $20 each. Hundreds of 5 x 7” sized original pieces of artwork will be for sale online for $20 each to support the Carnegie Art Center.

Artist Opportunity

Call for Quilts at Schweinfurth Art Center

Posted August 27, 2021

Time is closing to enter your quilts for a juried exhibition at the Schweinfurth Art Center. Entry deadline is September 1st!

Artist Opportunity

Call for Work for 30th Regional Exhibition at Artists Group Gallery

Posted August 24, 2021

Call for artists for Juried Regional Artists Exhibition.  On view October 8 - November 12, 2021

Artist Opportunity

Great Opportunity to Learn about Entrepreneurship in the Arts

Posted August 14, 2021

Buffalo State is offering classes in Business Planning, Financial Planning, Legal & Copyright and E-Commerce for those creative artists interested in being an entrepreneur.


Artist Opportunity

Canisius College is Looking for Artists to Exhibit in Bowhuis Library

Posted August 10, 2021

Canisius College is interested in finding local artists who are willing to exhibit in the college's library.

Artist Opportunity

Carnegie Art Center Makers Market call for artists and crafters

Posted April 15, 2021

The Carnegie Art Center is looking for artists for their Makers Market every second Saturday from May through September.

Artist Opportunity

'World Class Memorial' project proposal for Broderick Park

Posted March 15, 2021

The Buffalo Arts Commission is seeking an artist or artists for 'World Class Memorial' installation at Broderick Park.

Artist Opportunity

Alleyway Theatre seeking artist for large mural

Posted March 11, 2021

The Alleyway Theatre is looking for an artist to paint a large mural in the grand lobby.

Artist Opportunity

UB Arts Collaboratory launches new incubator in downtown Buffalo

Posted February 25, 2021

Artists across all disciplines can participate in a new venture by the UB Arts Collaboratory.  The group is launching a new incubator, "The Space Between" at 431 Ellicott Street.


Artist Opportunity

Rochester Contemporary Art Center 6x6x2021

Posted February 13, 2021

Rochester Contemporary Art Center is calling for artists to submit to their annual Exhibition 6x6

Artist Opportunity

Studio/Gallery Space Available

Posted February 9, 2021

Share space in Suite 507 at the Tri-Main Center, Buffalo's prime location for artists.
(2495 Main Street, Buffalo)
Great light. Locked and secure. Handicapped accessible with easy access to elevator. Next to main entrance to Buffalo Arts Studio.  $179 per month. Free parking. Many other conveniences in the building. Tri-Main follows all COVID protocols.

Interested? Contact Elizabeth Leader

Artist Opportunity

Pen and ink Illustrations for A Night at Gatsby’s needed

Posted January 31, 2021

Artist Opportunity

Call for Work: Artful Gifts 2020

Posted October 18, 2020

The Western New York Artists Group

One Linwood Avenue    Buffalo, New York 14209-2203    716-885-2251

ARTFUL GIFTS  Call for Work 2020

Artist Opportunity

Carnegie Center's Art Off the Wall 2020

Posted October 12, 2020

WE NEED YOU!! The success of ART OFF THE WALL relies on generous donations of your creative 5 x 7 original artwork.

Artist Opportunity

Call for BSA Art Mentors

Posted October 11, 2020

Volunteer as an art mentor to young artists! 


Artist Opportunity

Commission for Public Sculpture

Posted September 10, 2020

The Seaway Center in Hamburg, NY is now accepting proposals for a sculpture to be on permanent display on the Lake Erie shoreline.

Interested artists should contact Francine Geyer at 716-308-9754 or email

Artist Opportunity

WNY Artists Group 29th Annual Juried Regional Artists Exhibition

Posted August 13, 2020

The Western New York Artists Group 29th annual Juried Regional Artists Exhibition will run from October 16th to November 20th, 2020.

Artist Opportunity

Important information about the BSA Open Members Exhibition

Posted May 18, 2020

BSA Open Members Exhibition

Artist Opportunity

Buffalo Artist Coloring Page Project

Posted April 30, 2020

Artist Opportunity

Open Call to Artists from Queen City Fine Arts

Posted April 19, 2020

Artist Opportunity

Carnegie Art Center Classes

Posted February 19, 2020

Carnegie Art Center to Host Various Classes and Workshops in March 

Artist Opportunity

Erie Art Museum Spring Show

Posted February 16, 2020

Call for Work

Artist Opportunity

Deanna Weinholtz seminars

Posted January 29, 2020

Deanna Weinholtz will be teaching three different watercolor and acrylic workshops during March and April.

Artist Opportunity

6x6x2020 Exhibit at the Rochester Contemporary Art Center

Posted January 12, 2020

Artist Opportunity

Open Call for Art at Main Street Arts, Clifton Springs, NY

Posted January 12, 2020

Main Street Arts is always interested in seeing new work.

Artist Opportunity

Artists & Friends LAST CALL -For Art

Posted November 24, 2019

Extended Deadline
DEC 2, 2019

Artist Opportunity

Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site Fundraiser

Posted November 20, 2019

Victorian Christmas is the TR Inaugural Site’s largest annual fundraising program. The ten-day series of events traditionally draws more than 2,000 people to our beautifully decorated historic home and Visitor Center. Opening night, highlighted by a basket raffle and silent auction, will be held on Thursday, December 5 from 5:30 and 8:30 p.m.

Artist Opportunity

Public Art – SPECIAL Request for Proposals

Posted October 31, 2019

Artist Opportunity

ARTFUL GIFTS: Call for Work 2019

Posted October 16, 2019

WNYAG presents Artful Gifts, small works for the purpose of gift giving or for individuals looking to add to their own collection. 

Artist Opportunity

Fine Arts League Jurying New Members

Posted October 7, 2019

Become a member of the Fine Arts League.

Artist Opportunity

Carnegie Art Center: Annual Art Off the Wall

Posted October 3, 2019

The Carnegie is planning their annual "Art Off the Wall" fundraiser event for Thursday, December 5, 6-9 PM.

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