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Open calls for street artists worldwide

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Street Art Open Calls – Deadline February 2023

  • Apply before February 15th to paint at the 3rd edition of Pompeii Street Art Festival (Italy). The festival theme is “the origins and history of antiquity of Pompeii”.

Street Art Open Calls – Deadline December 2022

  • Artists, designers, and architects can now apply to paint a playground for the Contemporary Art Museum in Prato (Italy). Deadline December 5th.
  • The great Waterford Walls Festival (Ireland) has just opened the official artist applications for 2023! You can register before the end of December
  • Barcelona’s B-Murals is offering art residencies to two urban artists. These MICRO-RESIDENCIES are focused on short to medium-term projects (between 2 and 3 months). You can apply before December 31st.

Open Calls For Street Artists – Deadline November 2022

  • Amy Jackson is now accepting applications for a new exhibition during Art Basel Miami 2022. Artworks should be about social justice and eco art activism. Apply before November 1st. 
  • You can now apply to paint at the first edition of Frauenfeld Street Art Festival (Switzerland), happening in June 2023. Register before November 1st.
  • Progetto Trust is calling all visual artists, photographers, and designers to create artworks for the vacant 70×100 posting spaces around the city of Taranto, Italy. Send your graphic designs before November 12th.
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Street Art Open Calls – Deadline October 2022

  • You can apply to the prestigious Arte Laguna Prize until October 31st. Besides a specific section dedicated to Street and Urban Art, the Venice institution also welcomes applications from painters, photographers, video artists, sculptors, performing artists, designers and graphic artists.
  • Can art help decode what’s happening in the 21st century? The Gallery invites ten artists from around the world to make art about “The State We’re In.” Selected artists will receive a fee and their work will be reproduced at scale and displayed for millions to see in public sites traditionally reserved for advertising across UK. Deadline: October 16th.
  • London Calling! (sorry, I couldn’t resist). You can send your posters to The London International Paste-Up Festival before October 15th. (maximum size: 2 meters). 
  • There are millions of stories, myths, and songs about the vital communication and reciprocity between all the species. The Improper Walls‘ open call for artists invites them to submit artworks that have kin as the main protagonist -to amplify the existence and intelligence of plant species. Deadline: October 14th
  • Florida’s non-profit organisation “Embracing our differences” is looking for urban artists for an outdoor juried art exhibit featuring 50 billboard size images reflecting the theme “enriching lives through diversity.” There is a cash prize and you should apply before October 5th

Open Calls for Street Artists – Deadline September 2022

  • September 1st is the last day to apply for the Art Book Salon SPRINT Milano 2022. If you have published independent art books (photography, illustration, comics, poetry, texts, graphic & typography, writing), you can get a table for free at this independent book fair (happening in November)
  • One more opportunity in Milan: you have time until September 5th to submit your poster designs to BASE Milano for their upcoming event “Cavalcavia.” The ten finalists will receive 500€ each and their posters will be showcased in the streets of Milan.
  • Yet another opportunity for poster artists: you can send your designs to Italy’s Paste Up festival (happening in Naples in September) until September 3rd.
  • Monochronicle is looking for a mural artist for a public art project in Gainesville, Florida. This is a paid commission, and you should apply before September 6th.
  • Barcelona-based urban center B-Murals is looking for three artists to paint three medium-size murals in Prats de Lluçanès. Applicants must be resident in Catalunya, and apply before September 4th.
  • Gallery No. 32 is taking submissions of outdoor sculpture for their 3rd annual Winter Sculpture Park. Apply before September 18th.