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Artist Opportunites

Part of our mission is to support artists both on Hawaiʻi Island and across the pae ʻāīna of Hawaiʻi. We offer open artist calls for a variety of shows throughout the year. All artist calls are hosted on the Call for Entry platform and are managed by the non-profit Hawaiʻi Island Art Alliance. Scroll down for more information on calls that are open now and other upcoming artist opportunities. 


Hawaiʻi Nei

Entries Due: October 6, 5pm HST

All media juried art exhibition celebrating the native flora and fauna of Hawai‘i Island.

Open only to Hawaiʻi Island (Big Island) artists in all mediums and styles.

Sponsored by the Three Mountain Alliance, the Hawai‘i Island Art Alliance, the Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of Forestry and Wildlife, and Wailoa Center State Park. 

Hawaiʻi Surrealist Exhibit 2024

Entries Due: Sept 2024

In honor of the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Surrealist Manifesto, Wailoa Center will be producing a surrealist exhibit in October 2024.


We encourage artists to get a inspired for this call by researching Surrealism. Explore, get inspired, create. 

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Need help entering? Contact us!

New to entering via Cafe? We are here to help. HIAA offers help days to help walk you through the process.  Contact HIAA for more info. 

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