calls for entry

You can still submit below, but if you have any issues please reach out: 
email or call us at (361) 884-6406 ext 1.

Inspired by Greats

3D Art Showcase
Opportunity to showcase your talent and creativity by submitting your dimensional masterpieces. Whether you work with clay, metal, wood, or any other medium that brings your sculpture to life, we invite you to share your unique perspective on form, shape, and artistic expression.
ONLINE SUBMISSIONS:  January 10 - February 15, 2024 at Midnight, CST
EXHIBITION DATES: March 1 - March 30, 2024
ARTIST RECEPTION: Friday, March 1 from 5:00 - 9:00PM, CDT during ArtWalk in Downtown Corpus Christi
ENTRY FEE: $20 Members / $25 for Non-Members - for up to 3 entries
ELIGIBILITY: Artists 18 years and older, from or living in the state of Texas, may enter. Original works of art completed within the last 2 years and not previously shown in an Art Center exhibit. All entries must meet Art Center exhibit guidelines, which can be found here. This is a non-juried exhibit.
MEDIA: Limited to 3D/ Sculpture - Open to all mediums
ONLINE SUBMISSIONS ONLY: Quality images with good focus and lighting are very important. Image requirements: accepted image formats are: jpeg, jpg, gif, bmp, and png, with a max file size of 2mb
NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE: Will be made via email by Friday, February 16th. Artwork should only be delivered after notification of acceptance and must be delivered to the Art Center on or before Sunday, February 25th from 11 - 2pm. Artwork may be shipped & must include a prepaid postage label for return shipping via UPS or FEDEX. The Art Center will re-pack artwork in its original package to the best of its ability, but is not responsible for any damage or loss of artwork during the shipping process. Please do not use packing peanuts. 
SALES: All artwork must be for sale. The Art Center retains 30% of sales of artwork to support exhibits. The buyer may take artwork upon purchase.
PICKUP: Hand delivered artwork must be picked up on Sunday, March 31st from 11 - 2pm. The Art Center CANNOT store artwork and will charge a late pickup fee of $2 per piece per day. If you have a conflict with intake/pickup dates, please contact us to make alternate arrangements. Any artwork not picked up in 90 days will become the property of the Art Center.
RELEASE OF LIABILITY: Artwork will be handled with the utmost care; however, the Art Center does not insure artwork on the premises & will not be held liable for any damages to the artwork. Artwork may be moved temporarily during the exhibition for a venue rental. The artist grants permission to the Art Center for use of images for the purposes of promotion. The Art Center reserves the right to reject submitted artwork for any reason.

Inspired by Greats

Take inspiration from the masters! The Art Center of Corpus Christi invites you to submit your artwork for our upcoming exhibition, "Inspired by Greats."

Submission Guidelines:

  • Submit pieces inspired by famous artists such as da Vinci, Picasso, Dali, O'Keeffe, Warhol, van Gogh, Pollock & more!
  • This is a non-juried opportunity, open to all artists.
  • All mediums and styles are welcome.
  • Artwork must be ready for display.
  • Multiple submissions are allowed.

ONLINE SUBMISSIONS:  April 17 - May 16, 2024 at Midnight, CDT
EXHIBITION DATES: June 7 - 29, 2024
ARTIST RECEPTION: Friday, June 7 from 5:00 - 9:00PM, CDT during ArtWalk in Downtown Corpus Christi
ENTRY FEE: $20 Members / $25 for Non-Members - for up to 3 entries

Nostalgia: The Way We Were

Nostalgia: The Way We Were

Explore the theme of nostalgia and the way it shapes our memories and perceptions of the past. We invite artists to submit works that evoke feelings of nostalgia, reminiscing about moments, places, or experiences that hold significance to them. Whether it's a longing for childhood memories, a reflection on bygone eras, or a celebration of cherished traditions, this exhibit seeks to capture the essence of nostalgia in all its forms

ONLINE SUBMISSIONS:  May 15, 2024 - June 13, 2024 at Midnight, CDT

EXHIBITION DATES: July 5 - 27, 2024

ARTIST RECEPTION: Friday, July 5 from 5:00 - 9:00PM, CDT during ArtWalk in Downtown Corpus Christi

ENTRY FEE: $25 Members / $30 for Non-Members - for up to 3 entries


Independents 2024


The Art Center of Corpus Christi's annual Independents exhibit is an opportunity for our members, who are not a member of an affiliated group, to exhibit their current artwork.

ONLINE SUBMISSIONS ONLY: June 12 - August 8, 2024 at Midnight, CDT

EXHIBITION DATES: September 6 - 28, 2024

RECEPTION: September 6, 2024 from 5:00 – 9:00pm during ArtWalk in Downtown Corpus Christi

ENTRY FEE:  $20 – Artist must submit 2 entries and is guaranteed 1 will be accepted


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