Artist Opportunties

Open Call to Visual and Performance Artists; 2021-2022 Season

Alwun House nationally recognized contemporary arts pioneer, enters its 50th season, showcasing and promoting local and regional visual and performance artists. Emerging artists, mid-career, and established professionals, are provided opportunity to exhibit and preform in Alwun’s multi-disciplinary space.

Annual Thematic Group Exhibitions

MM-Graphic-Eyes1Monsters Menagerie, October 1 – 30, 2021
Theme: From the darkness of our pandemic malaise, we’re providing artists a cathartic creative moment. Monsters Menagerie encourages light and dark creative works of menacing dark fantasies. Show off your creative chops, satirical political blood-curdling demons that are now screaming for attention. Open to all mediums. Jurors will award three artists with $500 Critic’s Choice Awards. Artists interested in exhibiting my click here to register. 


LH-THUMBLighthouse, December 3, 2021 – January 7, 2022
Theme: all works incorporate illumination. Applicants encouraged to display imaginative integration of mediums, functional and conceptual; lightboxes, lamps, art shrines, video, installation. Must glow or shine in a darkened room.   Artists interested in exhibiting may click here to register.


Exotic Art Show, Valentines February 11 – March 11, 2022
Theme: “beyond the ordinary,” evocatively passionate, surreal fantasy, unbridled taboo erotica. This is a juried exhibit with jurors awarding three artists with $500 Critic’s Choice Awards. Also, there’s is a popular vote People’s Choice Award of $500.

Artists interested in exhibiting in the Exotic Art Show may click here to register.


Solo – Duo – Group Exhibit or Performance

Alwun House is seeking creative vibrant emerging artists for solo (or group) exhibitions for our 2020-21 season. We are looking for prolific artists who display a high level of craftsmanship in their form or artworks, yet remain eclectic edgy and current.

Interested artists should submit Letter of Interest to Alwun House –

In letter provide preferred dates and contact information: Name, Address, Email, Phone, Facebook. Attach also bio, images of your artworks (three minimum, five maximum.- jpeg images approx. 4”x6” 300 dpi). Artists will be contacted for personal interview.

Available Exhibit Dates: Our 2019-2020 time slots are now filled but we’ll keep our eyes open for the 2020-2021 season. Please feel free to submit proposals for future opportunities.

Small Gift Item Sales
Artisans, of small artifacts, collectible gifts, interested in display-case sales? We are expanding marketing opportunities to our vibrant Arizona makers of objects d’arte. For marketing purposes, Gallery requests four photographic samples (jpgs, hi res), description of pieces, medium, and price. Accepted items will be initially up for 3 month consignment, with 25% house commission. Contact us.

Alwun House provides a venue for your production: fundraisers, theatrical and dance companies, Circus and Burlesque, Film screening, or Band CD release Party. Contact us. We are your Venue.

Pond Works
Alwun House call for a sculptor to create kinetic water sculpture for two of our larger ponds. Material expenses covered We will consider applying for matching funds for high-quality proposals.

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