Cincinnati Art Club & Wessel Gallery, 1021 Parkside Place, Cincinnati, OH 45202 513‑241‑4591

Call For Artists - Active Calls for Entry

The following call for entry opportunities are provided as information only. The Cincinnati Art Club does not sponsor, endorse or recommend any of the following unless specifically stated. Please research each opportunity thoroughly before participating. To submit information, email listing to Webmaster.

Also see the Plein Air Schedule web page for additional painting opportunities.

2017 Mariemont Paint Out

Mail-in Registration Deadline — Sept 18, 2017, postmark
On-line Registration Deadline — Sept 19, 2017, midnight
Hand-Delivery Registration Deadline — Sept 19, 2017, 4 pm
On-site Registration - Sept 22 & 23, 2017

Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Sept 21 - 23, 2017. The 2017 Mariemont Paint Out plein air competition awards total more than $4,000. It all starts with the Woman's Art Club Cutural Center, The Barn, with two days of painting followed by a wet-paint exhibition, reception, awards and sale.

Prospectus and Entry Form pdf

Monday Night Football - Call for Image - Ohio artists only

Entry Deadline Sept 18, 2017

The County Arts Council in Canton, OH invites any artist over 18 years of age living in the state of Ohio to submit an image to fit inside the giant television set being created for “Monday Night Football, 1970”, the sixth moment of The ELEVEN public art series. The area inside the TV screen is approximately 30’ high by 48’ wide. Awards include $5,000 to the winning artist and $500 to each of five runners up.

For more information on The ELEVEN public art project, please go to
All entries must be submitted at CAFÉ

14th Annual Ohio Plein Air Society Competition

Sept 28 - Oct 1, 2017

Again collaborating with BAYarts, 28795 Lake Rd, Bay Village, Ohio 44140, this will be the location of stamping at 6:00 pm on Thursday, Sept 28, 2017 and competition activities on Sunday, Oct 1, 2017. BAYarts will have a month-long show of work created during the weekend in their gallery.

To register visit OPAS website at, click on events then competition.

The Golden Ticket Juried Art Exhibition

Application Deadline Sept 29, 2017

Clifton Cultural Arts Center is now accepting entries. The exhibit is open to artists living or working within a 25-mile radius of CCAC. All fine art disciplines including installation art are encouraged for submission. Exhibition Dates are Nov 10 through Dec 9, 2017.

Information and Submission Guidelines
Inquiries to

Richeson75 International Art Competitions

Still Life & Floral Deadline March 1, 2017
Figure/ Portrait Deadline August 28, 2017
Animals, Birds & Wildlife Deadline October 31, 2017

Large cash prizes and generous prizes of Richeson art studio furniture and materials for each contest cycle. Only online submissions are accepted. Entry form must be filled out and files uploaded. Artists may enter up to 6 works. A maximum of 3 artworks per artist can be selected as finalists. Please see the prospectus for each show for specific rules and details.

Entry Information

Chatfield College seeks Instructors

Positions for January term

Chatfield College is in need of drawing, painting and ceramics instructors at both campuses, Cincinnati OTR and St Martin in Brown county. MFA or MA, and transcripts needed with application. This is a great opportunity for new MFA graduates or adjuncts piecing together a semester.

See the Chatfield College website for application at