Calls for Art

Call for Art: Windows On Pawtucket Year 2

“Windows on Pawtucket” Public Art Installation

Submissions Due: August 15, 2021

Exhibit your work in a public space!
An opportunity to create or submit existing works of art that will be seen daily by the public. Work will stay up through summer of 2022. Art League RI is seeking proposals for artwork to be installed in 27 vacant storefront display windows in downtown Pawtucket.

The exhibition, Windows on Pawtucket , is a collaboration between the Pawtucket Foundation and Art League RI. Large individual works, multiple works, existing work, or site-specific installations are welcome. Successful submissions will be exciting, colorful, and engaging, and easily visible to street traffic.
Works that reference the city’s rich textile history are especially welcome.

Building on the success of 2020’s exhibition which featured the work of local artists from Pawtucket and Central Falls, RI, the Call for Entry has been expanded to all New England artists, including Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine as well as Rhode Island.

Cash prizes awarded.

1st Prize: $500
2nd Prize: $300
3rd Prize: $100

Print and digital publicity provided.

Submitted images will be reviewed by a committee of jurors and selected artwork will be on display from September 12, 2021 to August 26, 2022.


Read the Full Prospectus HERE

Read about Pawtucket storefront specifications HERE


Complete your Application HERE – which will require sending three images as jpeg attachments to

Pay the Application Fee HERE

“As the City of Pawtucket evolves from an historic industrial city into a city with a 21st century identity, the arts are playing a major role.”

Donald Grebien, Mayor of Pawtucket, Rhode Island

If you have any questions about the submission process, please contact