StoriesToArt 2018 Call for Artists

IF you’re new to CaFE or submitting poetry — see our application instructions.

APPLY NOW (FREE with code ‘freebie118 before Jan 31)

Alternatively, you can email 3-5 pieces of art, poetry, or music along with at least one accompanying story to for tips on applying.


Enter for Your Chance to Sell Your Art, Poems, and Songs On!

Everyone has a story, and we believe that any story can become a work of art.

StoriesToArt is accepting 300 artists through a juried application process to exhibit and sell work on a unique platform. Artists are judged on a first-come, first-served basis. We welcome distinguished artists from every field, and recent art school graduates are encouraged to apply. Please be sure to include a story with each piece. See here for tips on writing the story.


  • 60% COMMISSION — artists receive 60% of all sales and 100% of shipping costs
  • STORIESTOART GIVES BACK — 5% of company profit goes to support arts education and offers artists the opportunity to be hired by charitable organizations LEARN MORE >
  • FLEXIBLE SHIPPING PROCESS — ship with UPS, USPS, or FedEx, freight shipping available, shipping label provided by StoriesToArt, choice of 3-5, 6-10, or 11-14 day shipping timeframe
  • STREAMLINED COMMISSIONS  — 50% nonrefundable deposit, commissions are non-returnable, # of email exchanges with client determined by price of artwork, flexible timeline up to 12 months
  • JURIED EXHIBITION — our advisory board of professional artists, poets, and songwriters juries our national call for artists
  • NON-EXCLUSIVE — ability to remove artwork from the site if sold outside of
  • 7 DAY RETURNS — paid for by the customer, using shipping labels from the site, for 2D and 3D artwork not as described or received as a gift
  • SOCIAL MEDIA INTEGRATION — Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Google +, LinkedIn, Youtube, and blogging all done for you!
  • BRANDED EMAIL ACCOUNT — artists are assigned a secured StoriesToArt email account to be synced with their personal accounts for customer communication
  • ANALYTICS-DRIVEN — behind-the-scenes team continually reviewing and responding to data and sharing tips with artists to increase sales


The application to exhibit can be found here. Just read the step-by-step instructions below first, then submit 1-6 works of art, poetry, or music, and the stories that inspired them. You must use at least one of our stories (provided in the call) as inspiration for a piece. Good luck!!

Got questions? Find answers here. For more information, please contact

New to CallForEntry? Make sure to follow these step-by-step instructions:

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