Calls to Artists


From other organizations:

Apply to participate in the New Mexico Art League’s Biologique Show!

Biologique, Back by popular demand! This exhibit offers the opportunity to look at the world differently through works by New Mexico artists who are creating pieces inspired by nature.   The show will run from January 15 through February 23, 2019, with the reception to be held on Saturday, January 26, 2019, from 5 PM to 7 PM.

All artists living and working in New Mexico are welcome to enter. Art League membership is not required. Please see our website for prospectus and entry directions:  www.newmexicoartleague.org, or call 505-293-5034 for details.

Submit work to the Gallup Journey’s 15th Annual Arts Edition

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 https://www.imtour.org/#/ to start finding gigs and gaining exposure!


From gallupARTS:

Apply to the 4th Annual ArtsCrawl Holiday Art Market!

Apply to participate in the “15 in 30” Challenge this winter!

gallupARTS is excited to issue an innovative challenge to local artists this winter. “15 in 30” challenges artists to create 15 small 2D works (paintings, collage, etc.) in 30 days. All artists are invited to apply. Accepted artists will be provided fifteen (15) 5”x7” canvas boards, and will have the month of January to turn their canvas boards into a 15 unique artworks or an artwork series.  Artworks created for the challenge will be on display at ART123 Gallery in downtown Gallup from February 9 through March 5, 2019, and will be sold for between $25 and $50 each.

To apply, artists must submit the following to executivedirector@galluparts.org:

– a letter of interest including contact information;

– an artist statement;

– a brief explanation of why they would like to participate in the challenge; and

– their initial idea(s) for their 15 paintings.

Applications are due by Friday, November 16, 2018 at 5pm.

Questions? Call 505-488-2163.

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

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For Artists:

Interested in leading a workshop, doing a demo or performing at ArtsCrawl? Awesome! Shoot us an email at artscrawl@galluparts.org.

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.