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”.

Special Stonewall @ 50
Artwork Competition for
2019 Peace Calendar

$500 Prize
All Entries Due: March 15, 2018

EMAIL to: with “Stonewall @ 50” in the subject line
To honor the Stonewall anniversary, Syracuse Cultural Workers is holding an artwork competition for the June top-art in the 2019 Peace Calendar. The winning artist will receive $500. The artwork might also become a Syracuse Cultural Workers poster and/or a postcard with royalties paid to the artist. Please visit our website below to view previous editions of the Peace Calendar.
There is no fee to submit work. See Call For Art - Stonewall @ 50 PDF download below for Full Details.

  • 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

  • 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; Dismantling Militarism; Universal Healthcare; Disability Rights; Prison Reform; Climate Justice; Grassroots Green Themes; Confronting US Empire; Cross-cultural Understanding; Community Building
  • 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 Contributions for 2019 below.
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.
  • Art for the Datebook is chosen in January for the following year (ie. Jan. 30, 2018 for 2019 calendars)

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

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
Fax 800.396.1449 •

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!