Calls to Artists

From other organizations:

Apply to present your work as part of Occupy Museums and 516ARTS’ Debtfaire campaign

Debtfair is an ongoing artistic campaign to expose the relationship between economic inequality in the art market and artists’ growing debt burdens. Occupy Museums and 516 ARTS invite New Mexico-based artists to collectively exhibit their artwork within the context of their economic realities. Visual artists of all backgrounds are encouraged to participate.

Submit to Debtfair:

Artists’ profiles will be collected through an open call process, which includes a questionnaire about artists’ economic lives. All artists’ profiles will be displayed digitally within the exhibition and on In addition, a group of artists with shared conditions will be selected for physical display at 516 ARTS. The deadline for submissions is October 5. The final installation will be exhibited at 516 ARTS as part of a larger exhibition entitled Currency on view November 17, 2018 through January 26, 2019.

For more information, visit

Apply for a Residency ($2,000 stipend) at Chaco Canyon

The National Parks Arts Foundation, in association with Chaco Culture National Historical Park, of the National Park Service is offering a residency opportunity in the Chaco Culture National Historic Park.

Details: Open  to all Classic & New Media Artists. So, Video Art, Installation, Collage, Photo-manipulation, Sound Sculpture, Performance, Dance, Screendance are definitely encouraged, anything that can free the mind, widen experience and still connect people to the Park experience in tangible and intangible ways.

Application Deadline: September 7, 2018

Apply here

Check out “Almighty Artists,” a weekly get-together for Gallup-area artists and creatives!

WHYFriendship, fellowship, support, encouragement & feedback.

WHOPeople with creativity & Imagination… and their friends

WHATWe are a friendly place to show and share you original artwork.

WHENWednesday Nights: 8pm-10pm

WHERE?Josh’s House: 501 S Third street, Gallup (upstairs)

NOTE: Please be kind and respect the conscience of others. No lewd or profane artwork please.

Musicians! Create a web profile and go on tour!

The Western States Arts Federation has created a new online resource called IMTour to connect musicians to performance venues across the West. Independent musicians are invited to create a profile at to start finding gigs and gaining exposure!

From gallupARTS:

Submit work to ART123 Gallery’s October group show, “Art All Around Us.”

ART123 Gallery is looking for artwork that:

– is made by local artists;

– depicts the local landscape or local landmarks;

– is made from everyday materials or found objects; or

– encourages people to see the beauty in their daily lives.

Submission deadline: Friday, September 14 at 5pm.

Selected artists
will be notified by Friday, September 21.

“Art All Around Us” show dates: October 13 – November 6 (Opening Saturday, October 13 from 7 – 9pm during ArtsCrawl)

All media accepted!

To submit: Send images of 1 – 5 pieces for consideration to Include your name, contact information (phone and e-mail), artwork dimensions, and a brief statement on how your artwork reflects the “Art All Around Us” theme.

Submissions (no originals!) may also be made in person to ART123 Gallery at 123 W. Coal Avenue in downtown Gallup. ART123 Gallery is open Tuesday – Friday from 10am – 3pm and Saturdays from 10am – 2pm.

Questions? Call 505-488-2136.

Gallup ArtsCrawl – Every Second Saturday, Mar. – Dec.


For Artists:

Interested in leading a workshop, doing a demo or performing at ArtsCrawl? Awesome! Shoot us an email at

For Vendors:

Want to sell arts, crafts or food at ArtsCrawl? We’d love to have you! No registration fee is required. Food vendors must have the proper City licenses and permits, however. Find more information the license and set-up requirements for ArtsCrawl here.