Calls for Artists


The Kavanagh Gallery is an open, light-filled space created for the presentation of a wide range of art exhibits. Each year the gallery displays between six and seven shows.  Below is our current list of artist opportunities. 


Kavanagh Gallery Artist Opportunities 2024

Fine Line is using CaFE for Kavanagh Gallery Calls. Signup is free for artists. Click the link below to sign up.

Voices of the Midwest
May 9 - June 20, 2024 
Deadline to apply: March 25, 2024

Artists are invited to submit original artwork for the Voices of the Midwest exhibit. This regional show will feature work by Midwest artists whose work expresses the unique aspects of life in the Midwest.  From the expanse of flat farmland dotted with scattered small towns to densely populated cities, this region of the United States offers visual experiences found only in the Midwest.  Artists are encouraged to enter work that expresses what living in the Midwest means to them. Both representational and abstract work in any medium will be considered. Both 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional work may be entered.  

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June 27 - August 7
Deadline to apply: May 13, 2024

Artists are invited to submit original artwork for the Sculpture at the Kavanagh exhibit. The show is open to any 3-D work in any sculpture or craft medium. No paintings, photographs, or other 2-D work will be accepted.

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Images and Illusions - Art in the Digital Age
October 17 - November 21, 2024
Deadline to apply: September 2, 2024

The artwork in this exhibit will be 2D images or 3D objects that have been created or digitally altered with the use of computer software. All images used must be originally created by the artist. If photographic, the photographic image must have been taken by the artist. Any 3D artwork must be the artist’s original concept. You may not use, incorporate, or manipulate another artist’s work in your submission.   Digital manipulation of the image may range from subtle to extreme depending on the artist’s vision and intent. 

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