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.


13th Annual Art Affaire

Application Deadline April 20, 2018

Art Affaire is a juried, outdoor art and fine craft show held on Main Street in historic Milford, Ohio, Saturday, September 22, 2018, 11 am to 5 pm. The event is open to any artist meeting the stated criteria and application deadline. Awards to recognize artists at this year’s event will include $500 Best of Show, $300 First Place, $200 Second Place, $100 Honorable Mention, $100 best new artist and $100 best local artist.

Details and Application

2018 Art Affaire - Poster Image Competition

Entry Deadline April 30, 2018 by 5 pm EST

Selected design will become the official representation (image) for Art Affaire 2018 and the winning artist will receive $1000 as well as recognition through various Art Affaire marketing initiatives. In its 13th year, Art Affaire is a juried art and fine craft event held on Main Street in historic Milford, Ohio. This year’s event is September 22, 2018.

Entry Form and Specifications


Richeson75 International Art Competitions 2018

Still Life & Floral Deadline March 1, 2018
Landscape Deadline May 1, 2018
Figure/ Portrait Deadline August 27, 2018
Animals, Birds & Wildlife Deadline October 29, 2018

The Richeson75 competitions offer a venue in which established and emerging artists may show their latest, best work to a wide and appreciative audience. There are 75 finalists for each regular contest. Jack Richeson & Co., Inc. underwrites large cash prizes for Best-In-Show and generous prizes of Richeson art studio furniture and materials for each contest cycle. Please see the prospectus for each show for specific rules and details.

Entry Information


2018 Mariemont Paint Out

Registration Deadlines to be announced

Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, September 27 - 30, 2018. The Mariemont Paint Out plein air competition awards total more than $4,000. It all starts and ends at the Woman's Art Club Cutural Center, The Barn, with two days of painting followed by a wet-paint exhibition, reception, awards and sale.