The ACP provides this space for member artists to share their exhibitions (left column). The right column lists open calls for artists in all kinds of opportunities. To submit a¬†listing, please send an email with all the pertinent information, including a link to the originating website, with the subject line “Artist Opportunity” to Membership is required to place an exhibition listing. Enroll or renew here.

Member Artists Exhibiting in and around Central New Jersey

SAGE Coalition – Windows of Soul
November 14-16, 2014

New Jersey State Museum
America through Artists Eyes
October 26, 2014 – April 5, 2015
Opening Reception October 26, 2014 2-4pm

Artist Opportunities

360 XOCHI QUETZAL: Free Spring Artist Residency in Central Mexico
Call for Writers, Playwrights, Visual Artists, Fiber Artists, Filmmakers, Photographers, New Media Artists, Dancers and Musicians
Deadline: January 18, 2015
360 XOCHI QUETZAL is a FREE artist residency located on Lake Chapala, Mexico. All are welcome to apply for a 1-month residency or a personal residency program for artists who need longer periods of creative time (1 – 4 months). More info here.

Studio Montclair
Call for entries
Deadline: January 24, 2015
VIEWPOINTS 2015 SMI’s 18th Annual Open Juries Exhibition More info here.

Monmouth County Park System
Spring Arts Festival
Call for Fine Artists
Deadline: February 16, 2015
The Creative Arts Center of Thompson Park, Lincroft is pleased to announce its first juried arts festival to take place this spring. Fine artists from all mediums will be selected including pottery, jewelry, photography and painting, just to name a few. The judges for this year’s event will be Joyce Urbanski of Holmdel and Robert & Elisabeth McKay of McKay Imaging Photography Studio & Gallery in Red Bank. Admission is $2.00 for ages 15 and up. More info here. Entry form here.

Art Within Reach
Call for Artists
Deadline: February 20, 2015
Come join our next show in our new home at The Factory in Collingswood, NJ. After four years in our original location, we upgraded to a larger commercial space. Our first show there this past December was an absolute smash hit. Almost double the artists from before, and more than triple the traffic. Lots more room, fantastic amenities, and just a really cool place. For our next showcase, we’re looking for 30 artists to fill it up again. More info here.

Mercer County Library
Call for Creative Trash-Formation Artists
Deadline: April 1, 2015
The Lawrence Headquarters Branch Library is seeking entries for the 6th Annual TrashedArt contest. More info here.

New Jersey State Council on the Arts
Deadline: Registration Ongoing
CaFE (Call For Entry) is the free service that the State Arts Council is now using to inform visual artists of opportunities to apply for State Arts Inclusion commissions and more. Free registration in CaFE means monthly listings of public art projects, fellowships, juried competitions and other opportunities for artists not only in New Jersey but in other states as well. Artists manage their own profiles including 100 images of work, resume, bio and professional skills which can be used when applying for opportunities announced through CaFE. This transparent process allows artists to find, select and apply for commissions and opportunities, all within one system! Learn more: CaFE or email Don Ehman, Director of Artists’ Services, NJ State Council on the Arts

International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP)
Open Call for Artists and Curators
Deadline: Registration Ongoing
The International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP) announces an open call for its residency program. ISCP is a leading nonprofit, residency-based contemporary art institution for emerging to mid-career artists and curators from around the world, including the United¬ States. With 35+ artists and curators in residence at all times, ISCP is a vibrant community of contemporary art practitioners. The program provides residents with the space, time, and support to develop new projects.


The Hive, Trenton, NJ
Maker Space
THE HIVE is a multidisciplinary art, design, and cultural space serving the Trenton/Princeton area. Members use the space to work in a variety of mediums including wood, metal, found objects, and video. Membership starts at $100/month and includes shared creative space and tools.