Call for Art
CALL FOR ART – That’s Effin Funny!

CALL FOR ART – That’s Effin Funny!


Deadline April 18, 2021

Exhibition May 22- June 19, 2021

Are you funny? Are you weird? Are you a bit inappropriate? Are you a hybrid? Then we want you!

Shoebox Arts invites you to submit work for this national open call online exhibition curated by artist and curator Debbie Korbel.  Laughter is a good way to make people at ease and help us connect with one another. Laughter relieves stress—and after the last several months we are all be ready to be hilarious.

So send us your art that will make us say “That’s Effin Funny!”.

JURIED by Debbie Korbel, Los Angeles Artist and Curator


Entry Deadline: April 18, 2021 Entries must be completed by 6PM PST

Accepted artists will be notified by 8 PM, May 2, 2021.  Artists will be notified by email and listed on .

Opening reception and Zoom Artist Talk May 22, 3-5pm PST

Exhibition closes: June 19, 2021



Open to Artists residing in the United States, age 18 and older

All fine arts visual media will be considered.

Artworks of any physical size can be submitted. Videos are limited to 10:00 minutes in length.


Each artist may submit up to 3 images for a non-refundable fee of $10.

Up to 7 additional images (for a total of 10) can be submitted for $5 each. Detail shots count toward image total.  Payment of fees is required to complete the submission process.


Log In or create an account on Care – Call for Art Link

Follow the prompts to upload/select artwork and pay the submission fee.

Complete image details: Title, year completed, dimensions, media and price.

File names should include the artist’s last name and image title

Videos may be uploaded to CaFE or links to Vimeo or YouTube can be supplied as text in the _______portion of your application.  Please test links and remove passwords.


Sales are encouraged. All sales will be handled through the artist.

The artist will retain 100% of any works sold.  Sales tax will be administered by the seller.


By submitting work, the artist agrees that the work will be available during the exhibition dates listed. The artist(s) grant Shoebox Arts permission to use images of accepted works for public relations, marketing, and archival purposes.

For more information, visit Shoebox Arts at or email

Debbie Korbel is an award-winning sculptor whose work has been exhibited and collected internationally. She is thrilled to include Steven Tyler, of Aerosmith, as one of her collectors.  Her work has been featured in several major magazines and newspapers including Beautiful Bizarre Magazine, Western Art & Architecture, and American Art Collector. She has also had her art featured on banners in Times Square, NYC. Her most recent solo exhibition in 2020 was held at The Museum of Art & History, Lancaster.  Additionally, she has written comedy scripts for television and is currently partnered in a songwriting team, PD Songwriting, which has a channel on YouTube.

Shoebox Arts is an arts organization focused on supporting and empowering artists, building community, offering peer mentorship, PR/marketing strategies and social media management.