Call For Art

Call For Art Form

We seek art that instigates activism... art that challenges the powerful... that sustains and educates... celebrating our efforts for justice and peace.


Begun in 1972. An inspiring celebration of peace, justice, resistance and hope. Wall calendar, horizontal format, top art size 14”x11”.

2020 Peace Calendar - our 49th! Download the Call for Art

  • Image Size - 14.5 x 11.5 inch; landscape format
  • Limit - 8 images may be submitted, up to 5 MB each, in any media or subject matter
  • Include - artist name and title in file name - example: janedoe_circleoflife.jpg
  • File Types - PDF, JPEG ,and TIFF
  • Timeframe - Submissions are welcome now and the deadline is March 15, 2019. Submissions early in the process are particularly helpful.


  • Cover/inside artwork: $400 plus 12 free calendars.
  • Inside artwork: $250 plus 6 calendars.
  • Commissioned artwork: $300 plus 12 calendars. Artwork selected for grids: $50 plus 2 calendars.
  • Calendar artists may purchase additional calendars at a 40% discount; 15 or more at 50%.
  • THEMES: Racial Justice; Feminism, Dismantling Militarism; Universal Healthcare; Disability Rights; Mass Incarceration; Global Citizenship; Climate Justice; Grassroots Green Themes; Confronting US Empire; Cross-cultural Understanding; Community Building, LGBTQ Liberation, Economic Justice, Workers Rights, Indigenous Sovereignty and more
  • EMAIL art as pdfs, jpegs, or tiffs, photos (limit 8) to: *Do not send original artwork unless requested.
  • Please label EACH item with your name, address, title, medium and year.


Download the Call for Art
Art, poetry & quotes by women. Spiral, 4 3/4” x 7”. Cover artwork: $200, plus 8 datebooks.

  • Inside Artwork: $70/image, plus 4 datebooks. 8 images may be submitted with name and title in file name.
  • Poetry: $70 plus 4 datebooks. 4 poems may be submitted, 30-line maximum per poem with name and address on each page.
  • Datebook artists & poets may purchase additional datebooks at a 40% discount, 15 or more at 50%.
  • EMAIL art as pdfs, jpegs, or tiffs, photos (limit 8), and poems as Word .docs to: *Do not send original artwork unless requested.
  • The submission deadline for the Datebook is January 15, 2019 for the 2020 datebook)



OTHER SCW PRODUCTS: Posters, cards, bookmarks, buttons, stickers, mugs: 6% royalty on gross sales plus free items & additional purchases at wholesale rate.

WHEN TO SEND: We review work for publication year round.

  • Art for the Peace Calendar is chosen January - March of calendar year prior


Syracuse Cultural Workers
Box 6367 • Syracuse, NY • 13217 • 800.949.5139
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Our mission is to nourish communities that honor diversity and creative expression, and inspire movements for justice, equality and liberation while respecting our Earth and all its beings. Support a progressive vision for our culture!