Submissions to Art Journal Open

Content for Art Journal Open is considered for publication separately from content for Art JournalArt Journal Open publishes artists’ projects, texts, conversations, and experimental formats. Please send all Art Journal Open submissions and project proposals to


Articles should be accompanied by images, illustrations (with captions), or time-based media elements that are to be published with the text; artists’ projects should also include the visual or multimedia material intended for publication. All submissions should be submitted in Microsoft Word or another standard word processing program format.

Please include an abstract and a biographical statement of up to sixty words, as well as a separate cover sheet for the project, which should include the author or artist’s name, postal and email addresses, and telephone number. Images, media, and any design-related needs should also be included and/or specified.

Art Journal Open adheres to CAA’s Guidelines for Conflict of Interest and does not accept unsolicited reviews.


A proposal for an artists’ project or other experimental use of the web platform should comprise a one-page written description and up to twenty sample images or other media. For proposals of new works of art, please send samples of comparable work. Include details of medium and format, along with complete caption information.

A proposal for an experimental format or project should include a one-page written description, a sample of the author’s writing, and the related visual or multimedia material intended for publication. If multiple authors are involved, the proposal must be accompanied by a signed letter from each contributor confirming their willingness to participate.

Art Journal Open is a journal with peer-reviewed content. While all content is different, and demands may change depending on circumstance, submissions are generally subject to single- or double-blind peer review as well as editorial development prior to publication. Upon completion of a successful review, authors should be prepared to supply image files promptly. CAA encourages authors to employ fair use for third-party works in copyright according to the principles and limitations outlined in CAA’s Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for the Visual Arts. It is the responsibility of the author to determine whether or not fair use may be invoked for third-party materials (authors will still need to obtain permission for third-party works that are not utilized under fair use).