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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 Surrealist Exhibit 2024

Entries Due: September 6, 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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16th Annual Hawaiʻi Nei

Entries Due: October 4, 2024
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In continuous collaboration, the Three Mountain Alliance (TMA), the Hawaiʻi Island Art Alliance (HIAA), the Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW), and Wailoa Center State Park are proud to announce the 16th Annual Hawai‘i Nei, a juried art exhibition celebrating the native species and ecosystems of Hawai‘i Island.


2024 Jurors:

Carl Pao & Danya Weber (Adult)

Kawehi Mahi-Roberts (Youth)

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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Save the Date!

Stay ahead of the submission deadlines! Per your requests, here is a list of submission deadlines for juried shows throughout the year. Click on image to download your own copy. 

All submissions are done via CAFE at

To find a specific call click on one of the links above or click on "Find Calls" tab on CAFE and search for call title. 

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