Calls for Art

We are accepting submissions for our ELAH Mural Project for 2022! This call for art is open to young individuals within Middle School and High School level (ages 12-19 years old) living in East Lubbock. DEADLINE TO APPLY: May 27th at 11:59 p.m. CST

The ELAH Mural Project is a project where East Lubbock Art House selects up to 10 artists to each individually create a 6 foot by 4 foot mural (vertically high wall) on wheels. Each artist selected will be given $445 after the completion of the ELAH Mural Project Program. Through this program, artists will be asked to create their mural in a group setting August 10th – August 14th (5 days). There is no theme for the murals selected and artists are open to creating whatever artwork they feel most comfortable with completing. Assistance will be available for mural completion. All supplies will be provided. NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED FOR PARTICIPATION!

Location: artists applying must be living in East Lubbock, on the Eastside of I-27, and living in District 1 or 2. Must provide proof of address.

Selection Process: we will be selecting artists based on completion of the application below, meeting the location and age requirements, feasibility of the mural (can this be completed?), artistic merit (how do we feel about this art?), and originality (how original is this artwork?). Artists selected will be notified no later than the first week in June of the acceptance or rejection of their artwork.

This program is sponsored by the East Lubbock Promise Neighborhood Program.

Please direct any questions to If you would like to view examples of previous mural created as apart of this program please contact


East Lubbock Art House is accepting artwork for its open call one-day art exhibition, “JUNETEENTH”. Artworks will be on displayed during Father’s Day on the Eastside on June 19th from 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. at East Lubbock Art House. People’s Choice/Best of Show artwork will receive $250!

We are accepting entries that are under 16″x20″, any 2D or 3D media (no video, film, or audio entries), originally created artworks on the theme of “Juneteenth”. Artists are required for shipping or delivering their artwork if accepted into the art exhibition. No age restrictions for submissions.

Special consideration will be given to Black and African-American artists.

Deadline: June 1st, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. After the deadline, artists will receive confirmation or rejection of acceptance of their artwork to the exhibition within a week.

For any questions direct them to eastlubbockarthouse@eastlubbockarthouse

Solo and Group Exhibition Proposal

We are currently accepting submissions for our 2024 -2025 Vivian T. Cooke Exhibition Series

East Lubbock Art House is accepting submissions for our 2024 – 2025 Open Call for Solo and Group Art Exhibitions for our Vivian T. Cooke Exhibition Series.

Please email your submissions to with the subject line “ELAH Exhibition Proposal”.

Include in the email:
-An artist statement and/or show statement (please Google “How to write an artist statement” if you are unsure of what we are looking for)
-8-10 images of your work
-A proposal of a community engagement project associated with your art exhibition. This community engagement project is something that is free, open to the public, and offers individuals to engage in the arts and/or activism (a few examples are, but are not limited to a make n’ take event, mural, art class, artist talk, volunteer efforts).

Special consideration is being given to BIPOC artists, LGBTQIA+ artists, and artists living in Lubbock, Texas, or in the Texas region.

We are also providing artist stipends of $500 upon acceptance.

Please understand that submissions are considered based on the location of the artist, size and stability of work, the amount needed to ensure artwork, and the merit of the artist based on submissions.

The deadline for submissions is ongoing!

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