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.

Artist Opportunities 2023 


Artisan Gift Sale - Christmastime at Fine Line 
November 30 - December 5
Deadline to apply: October 2, 2023

The application for this year's Christmastime at Fine Line Artisan Gift Sale is now available.  This year's juried Christmastime at Fine Line Artisan Gift Sale will run from November 30 - December 5, 2023. 

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Artist Opportunities 2024

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


Contemporary Colors
February 1 - March 14
Deadline to apply: January 2, 2024

This show is all about color. Artists use vibrant colors to make lively and joyous statements about life. In this show, the artists’ work will demonstrate their masterful use of color to create work that is bold and engaging. 2d and 3d artwork in any media will be accepted for consideration.

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March 21 - May 2, 2024
Deadline to apply: February 5, 2024

Glass and metal - two hard substances that require skill, precision, and heat to be transformed. Whether formed into a functional piece, a non-functional work of art, or a combination of the two these materials need to be brought to a molten state for the artist or craftsperson to realize their vision.

Entries for Molten must be works made of handmade glass or metal where heat is used in the creation of the piece.  At least 80% of the materials used in the piece(s) included in the submission must be glass and/or metal.

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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, 2023

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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 More 2024 gallery shows coming soon!