Calls for Artists

Since launching in 2005, Chicago Artists Resource has been committed to sustaining vibrant and accessible artistic communities through our online platform. In the 2016 - 2017 Fiscal Year, CAR was visited 1,789,806 times, with 1,255,298 unique sessions. CAR has 13,491 Facebook fans and 5,977 Twitter followers. Every job posting, call for artists, and event posting reaches nearly 80,000 users each month in the vibrant artistic community of the Chicago region and nationally. If you are making a post today, we ask that you donate the following suggested amounts. Featured Listings are posted above the general listings and featured on every page.

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Search for specific calls for artists by entering keywords and/or choosing from the lists of types, locations, deadline types and disciplines and then clicking "Submit." The default results list all current calls sorted by the date it was posted to the site. CAR will delete any posts that violate an artist's or organization's copyright.

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Top Opportunities

Title Call Type Deadline Type Deadline Posted onsort ascending
StoriesToArt 2018 Call for Artists Exhibitions Fixed 08/01/2018 07/03/2018
(dis)comfort zones: Underrepresentation and Invisibility in the Institution Exhibitions Fixed 09/01/2018 06/20/2018
Activate! Chicago Public Space | Call for Placemaking Partners Public Art Ongoing 09/01/2018 03/23/2018
Title Call Type Deadline Posted onsort ascending
Writers Residency. All Sessions Summer & Fall 2018. Arquetopia. Cusco, Peru Writing 08/19/2018 07/22/2018
Writers Residency. All Sessions Summer & Fall 2018. Arquetopia. Cusco, Peru Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges 08/19/2018 07/22/2018
Art History or Cultural Research Residency. All Sessions Summer & Fall in 2018. Arquetopia. Puebla, Mexico Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges 08/19/2018 07/22/2018
Short-Term Artist Residencies: Exploring Authority. All Sessions Summer & Fall 2018. Arquetopia. Puebla, Mexico Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges 08/19/2018 07/22/2018
ANIMALIS: An International Exhibit of Works Exploring the Real or Imagined Animal in Art | $2500 CASH AWARD POTENTIAL!! Exhibitions 09/04/2018 07/20/2018
SOIL & DIRT: An Exploration of Two Worldly Aspects | $2500 CASH AWARD POTENTIAL!! Exhibitions 09/02/2018 07/20/2018
PLEIN AIR: An International Call for Works Made Outdoors Exhibitions 08/31/2018 07/19/2018
2018 Andersonville Arts Week - Call for Artists Expos, Fairs, Festivals 07/31/2018 07/19/2018
Within Walls: Forever Under Surveillance Exhibitions 08/03/2018 07/17/2018
Grants to Individual Artists for Creative Endeavors in the Literary, Performing and Visual Arts Awards, Grants, Fellowships 09/01/2018 07/15/2018
Need an assistant Other Calls 10/11/2018 07/13/2018
Writers Residency. All Sessions Summer & Fall 2018. Arquetopia. Oaxaca, Mexico Writing 08/19/2018 07/11/2018
Writers Residency. All Sessions Summer & Fall 2018. Arquetopia. Oaxaca, Mexico Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges 08/19/2018 07/11/2018
Call for Artists: ICUQTS: International Chicago Underground Queer Transcendance Symposium Expos, Fairs, Festivals 07/24/2018 07/11/2018
Creative writers wanted Collaborators 10/07/2018 07/09/2018
State Matters seeks artists+makers across disciplines to join Creative Collective Collaborators 10/04/2018 07/06/2018
"Autumn" International Call for Artists and Writers by ArtAscent - Deadline August 31, 2018 Contests 08/31/2018 07/05/2018
The Matador Review seeks Fall 2018 submissions Other Calls 08/31/2018 07/03/2018
StoriesToArt 2018 Call for Artists Exhibitions 08/01/2018 07/03/2018
2018-2019 Artist-in-Residence Open Call for Applications Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges 07/29/2018 06/20/2018

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