Call to Artists

Star York, first AWA President

National Online Juried Show -Apply Today! 

American Women Artists is thrilled to announce our 2021 National Online Juried Show, Lifting the Sky: Elevating the Works of American Women Artists. As the uncertainty of COVID continues, AWA has decided to host an all-virtual exhibition year. This online exhibit will take the place of our 25 in 25 museum show (postponed to 2022) and will be open to all levels of membership. The show offers an array of awards, such as a $10,000 Grand Prize and a gallery show at the Phoenix Zoo’s Savanna Gallery*, a gallery show at the Principle Gallery**, as well as other cash and merchandise awards. Lifting the Sky will feature 150 representational and abstract works, including paintings, drawings, and sculptures.

The juried exhibition prospectus is available through Online Juried Shows HERE.

Application Period:  November 15, 2020 – February 10, 2021 (application is closed)
Who Can Apply: All current AWA members are eligible to apply
Finalists Announced: March 4, 2021
AWA Virtual Events: May 20 – August 21, 2021
Online Exhibition Dates: May 20 – August 21, 2021

To join AWA as a new member, visit the Join page.
To renew your existing membership, please email membershpi@americanwomenartists.org.

 

 

*An artist from the show will be selected by the Phoenix Zoo Arts Committee to participate in an exhibit at the Savanna Gallery, Phoenix Zoo, AZ. **An artist from the show will be selected by Michele Marceau, owner of Principle Gallery. Show may be at either of the Principle Gallery locations of Alexandria, VA or Charleston, SC at the discretion and choice of the owner.

 

2021 Spring Online Juried Show – Application Open


This is American Women Artists’ annual online juried competition for our 
Associate and Associate with Distinction Members. This prestigious show is highly competitive. In addition to over $15,000 in monetary and merchandise awards – including a $2,000 cash Grand Prize award. An artist from the show will be selected to participate in an exhibit at the Sparrow Gallery, Sacramento, CA. Approximately 120 final works selected will appear on AWA’s online gallery for a full year, be featured in our monthly E- newsletters, and promoted through AWA’s social media channels. AWA is dedicated to providing professional opportunities for women in the visual fine arts. We invite you to join AWA as an Associate member and enter our 2021 Spring Online Juried Show!

 

Application Period: January 14 – March 15, 2021
Finalists Announced: no later than April 9, 2021
Who can apply: Associate & Associate with Distinction Members
Apply through OnlineJuriedShows.com
View the Prospectus & Application HERE

To join AWA as a new member, visit the Join page.
To renew your existing membership, please email membershpi@americanwomenartists.org.

 

Women artists supporting other women artists. Inspired!”

— TRACY LAUTH
AWA Artist, CA

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