Ongoing opportunities for regional and international artists to share and sell their work:
If you wish to receive a more complete and current list of opportunities monthly by email, please click here or call 585.243.6785.
WNY Pottery Festival
This June 15th and 16th will be the second annual Western New York Pottery Festival! The festival will consist of 25+ all clay artist vendors and will take place at Studio Sales Pottery in Avon, NY. This is a juried show that welcomes clay artists from the Western New York region as well as out of state artists. The selected group will join together to sell their work, demonstrate their skills and techniques to the public, make new friends and network with other professionals. This year will be the first year of an annual featured artist, as well as featuring an emerging artist. Download an application here.
ArtSeen. Features artwork from local visual artists.
To have your work in our pages, send a color photograph or slide to ArtSEEN, City Newspaper, 250 North Goodman St., Rochester, NY 14607. Black and white work is also encouraged. Please provide your name, address, phone number, exact medium and dimensions of the work, and a self-addressed stamped envelope. Submissions accepted only from artists themselves—not from gallery owners. Contact Chad Oliveiri at (585) 244-3329 ext. 11 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Call for Artists to Exhibit in Regional GO ART! Galleries
Applications available for artists interested in exhibiting at any of the regional GO ART! Galleries. All ages and media are welcome to apply. Artists need not be residents of Genesee or Orleans Counties. Applications and guidelines available from GO ART! at 343-9313 or 1-800-774-7372 or email email@example.com.
Call for Solo & Small Group Exhibitions
Artists interested in a solo exhibition at The Arts Center/Old Forge, NYare welcome to send slides of recent work, a bio, and artist’s statement to the Gallery Committee, Arts Center/Old Forge, PO Box 1144, Old Forge NY 13420. Proposals are reviewed twice annually. For information, call 315.369.6411.
ARTWalk Muse-a-Thon and ARTWalk Alive! artist opportunities
Visual artists and musicians sought for various ARTWalk events in Rochester. Download application from website or call 585/234-6670 or email firstname.lastname@example.org .
Artists sought for Stella Studio Fine Art Gallery
Highly collected artists from all over the US are sought for monthly shows at Stella Studio, 10 North Perry Street, Johnstown NY. Original pieces only. Contact owner Jane Ellen Isabella, 518/848-7488 or email@example.com .
Image City Photography Gallery
Located at 722 University Avenue, Rochester. We’re eager to give other photographers an opportunity to exhibit in our Gallery. If you’re interested, please contact Ed Vesneske for a prospectus and application form, at 585-271-2359 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Bank on Art Program
The Bank on Art program, now administered by Geneva Arts Development allows artists and several local financial institutions to work together to enhance community access to art. If you wish to be part of Bank on Art, submit digital or traditional photographs of your work to Geneva Arts Development for consideration. Dimensions, composition and price of the pieces should be included. If works are selected by an institution for display, it is the artist’s responsibility to transport the works to the facility and work with Geneva Arts Development and the building’s manager to arrange for placement of the art. As part of a rotating exhibit, pieces will remain on display for 30-60 days. Geneva Arts Development reserves the right to collect a commission on pieces sold while in the Bank on Art program. If you are interested in having your works shown as part of Bank on Art, please email email@example.com. Please include .jpgs of the pieces you would like to submit.
Display and Performance Space Available
Visual artists are invited to exhibit at the Mount Morris Dam Visitor Center, off of Route 408 in Mount Morris. Artists may use the Visitor Center’s Mini Gallery to exhibit one piece of artwork or an entire collection. Exhibitors can also arrange to sell their artwork. For more information, please call Senior Park Ranger Teresa Gallagher at 585.658.4790.
Exhibit in our New Artist Gallery
Are you looking to exhibit your work for the first time? Contact Chris Norton at GVCA to apply for an exhibit in our New Artist Gallery, on the second floor of Livingston Arts Center. Please note that this space is not handicapped accessible. 585.243.6785, firstname.lastname@example.org. Pictured at left: Brianna Coogan-Bassett, our first “new artist” to exhibit in this gallery.
Apartment One Gallery
Livingston Arts Center’s gallery space for local artists. We accept applications on an annual basis. Please inquire at email@example.com or 243.6785 if you are interested in being notified of our next application deadline.
Gatherings at the Depot
Gatherings At The Depot is a venue for purchasing artisan’s works and artisan coffees and pastries. The goal of proprietors Joni & Vince Santucci is to provide an excellent opportunity for artists to creatively display their works of art for sale. Displayed work will include but not be limited to jewelry, pottery, fabric, photography, paintings, leather, printmaking/graphics, wood and metal pieces, hand blown glass, soaps and sundries and a pantry full of regional culinary treats. Call Joni & Vince Santucci at (585)319-8026 with any questions that you may have.