Spring 2022 Calls for Public Art & Art Festivals around Texas


Call for Artist Qualifications: San Marcos River Park Art Installation 
Eligibility: Country: United States
Budget: $70,000
Deadline: 5/2/22



Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: International
State: Texas
Fee: $40.00 (Phase V Public Art Entry)
Entry Deadline: 4/9/22
Days remaining to deadline: 6
Number of Applications Allowed: 20

The Woodlands Arts Council invites local, national and international artists to apply for the next installation of the Woodlands Public Art outdoor permanent collection located in The Woodlands, Texas, USA.

Phase V of this public art project will feature six (6) individual new art benches and six (6) individual new bike racks to be installed along The Woodlands Waterway adjacent to The Cynthia Woods-Mitchell Pavilion (Ranked #3 Best Music & Outdoor amphitheater in the world) and in the Hughes Landing mixed-use upscale “lifestyle” development adjacent to Lake Woodlands. 

The art bench or art bike rack must be an original piece created for The Woodlands Arts Council Public Art competition.

Each of the ART BENCH finalists will receive $8,000 for bench selected and installed. Each of the ART BIKE RACK finalists will receive $4,000 for the bike rack selected and installed.

Entry fee is $40 for first design, $5 fee per design for additional designs: up to three designs per location.

City of Dallas Public Art Pre-Qualified Artist List


Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: Regional
State: Texas
Entry Deadline: 4/17/22
Days remaining to deadline: 14

The City of Dallas Office of Arts and Culture seeks emerging and established visual artists for its 2022 Pre-Qualified Artist list. Applications are open to artists, artist teams, and collectives working in studio-based media.


ARToberFEST Galveston 2022EVENT DATES: 10/15/22 – 10/16/22NOTIFICATION DATE: 6/10/22 Galveston, TexasFEE (NON REFUNDABLE APPLICATION/ JURY FEE):$20.00 DEADLINE: 5/27/22 More Event Info 

Art Worth EVENT DATES: 10/21/22 – 10/23/22 Fort Worth, TexasFEE (APPLICATION FEE): $30.00 DEADLINE: 5/1/22 More Event Info 

Bayou City Art Festival Downtown 2022 EVENT DATES: 10/8/22 – 10/9/22NOTIFICATION DATE: 7/1/22 Houston, TexasFEE (APPLICATION FEE): $45.00 DEADLINE: 6/12/22 More Event Info

Celebration of the Arts 2022 (COA) EVENT DATES: 7/15/22 – 7/17/22NOTIFICATION DATE: 4/18/22 Midland, TexasFEE (APPLICATION FEE): $25.00 DEADLINE:  4/8/22 at Midnight CST More Event Info

Cottonwood Art Festival Fall 2022 EVENT DATES: 10/1/22 – 10/2/22NOTIFICATION DATE: 6/20/22 Richardson, TexasFEE (COTTONWOOD APPLICATION FEE): $35.00 DEADLINE: 6/3/22 More Event Info

Dallas Festival of the Arts at Kidd Spring Park:(5th Annual) 2022, Dallas Texas EVENT DATES: 10/22/22 – 10/23/22 Dallas, TexasFEE (NON-REFUNDABLE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCESSING FEE): $30.00 DEADLINE: 9/1/22 More Event Info

 Harvest Moon Festival of the Arts 2022 EVENT DATES: 10/14/22 – 10/16/22 Granbury, TexasFEE (EARLY BIRD JURY FEE UNTIL MAY 1ST): $25.00 DEADLINE: 8/1/22 More Event Info

Las Artistas Art & Fine Crafts Show 2022 EVENT DATES: 11/19/22 – 11/20/22NOTIFICATION DATE: 7/11/22 El Paso, TexasFEE (JURY FEE): $35.00 DEADLINE: 5/31/22 More Event Info

Music Alley Festival 2022 EVENT DATES: 4/30/22 – 4/30/22 Mansfield, Texas FEE (LATE APPLICATION FEE): $25.00 DEADLINE:  4/8/22 at Midnight CST More Event Info 

South Street Art Festival 2022 EVENT DATES: 10/7/22 – 10/9/22 Arlington, TexasFEE (NON-REFUNDABLE APPLICATION FEE): $20.00 DEADLINE: 6/12/22 More Event Info

Texas Arts and Crafts Fair 2022 EVENT DATES: 9/24/22 – 9/25/22 NOTIFICATION DATE: 6/6/22 Ingram, Texas FEE (APPLICATION FEE): $25.00 DEADLINE: 5/31/22 More Event Info 

The Spring Pecan Street Festival 2022 EVENT DATES: 5/7/22 – 5/8/22 Austin , Texas FEE (APPLICATION FEE): $30.00 DEADLINE:  4/7/22 at Midnight CST More Event Info

Turtle Creek Fall Arts Festival: (5th Annual) 2022 EVENT DATES: 11/12/22 – 11/13/22 Dallas, TexasFEE (NON-REFUNDABLE ADMIN FEE): $30.00 DEADLINE: 10/4/22 More Event Info 

Vandergriff Art Festival 2022 EVENT DATES: 6/3/22 – 6/5/22 Arlington, TexasFEE (APPLICATION FEE): $20.00 DEADLINE:  4/3/22 at Midnight CST More Event Info

 Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival 2022 EVENT DATES: 5/20/22 – 5/22/22 NOTIFICATION DATE: 4/8/22 Richardson, TexasFEE (JURY FEE): $25.00 DEADLINE:  4/3/22 at Midnight CST More Event Info