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 2015 - 2016 Fiscal Year, CAR was visited 1,789,806 times, with 1,255,298 unique sessions. CAR has 13,017 Facebook fans and 5,561 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 consider donating based on the following suggestions:

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Search for specific calls by keywords and/or choosing from lists of types, locations, deadlines and disciplines and then clicking Submit. If you do not submit specific search criteria, the default list is all current calls for artists sorted by the date the call 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 Posted onsort ascending
Seeking Storytellers Interested in Performance Collaborators 06/01/2017 05/28/2017
It Takes All Kind - Studio Oh! Exhibitions 10/15/2017 05/27/2017
Full Circle - Studio Oh! Exhibitions 08/12/2017 05/27/2017
Artist Looking for organizations who want to have an Art Auction to raise funds Collaborators 08/25/2017 05/27/2017
Openings for Shows in July & August Curatorial 05/31/2017 05/26/2017
"The Big Black Box" Serial - OPEN AUDITIONS Auditions 06/03/2017 05/26/2017
Shift - Call for Photographers and Digital Graphic Designers Exhibitions 06/15/2017 05/26/2017
Auditions for One Year Chekhov's 4th Season Auditions 06/18/2017 05/25/2017
Call For Entry: Context II Exhibitions 06/21/2017 05/25/2017
16 x 16 Exhibitions 07/29/2017 05/25/2017
Figures and Faces: Call for Art Exhibitions 07/06/2017 05/25/2017
Innervation Dance Cooperative 2017 Season Auditions Auditions 06/07/2017 05/24/2017
Chicago Children's Museum is looking for Performing Arts Partners! (organization and individuals) Other Calls 01/01/2018 05/24/2017
"Science Inspires Art: OCEAN" exhibition at NYC museum Exhibitions 07/23/2017 05/24/2017
"OPEN EYES" Exhibition Exhibitions 06/18/2017 05/24/2017
UNKNOWN - Dance film seeks contemporary movers Auditions 06/11/2017 05/24/2017
Local Goods Chicago New Markets featuring Jewelry or Vintage Inspired Expos, Fairs, Festivals 11/12/2017 05/24/2017
Open Call for Billboard Proposals Public Art 06/04/2017 05/23/2017
The Big Picture Collective Art Project Exhibitions 08/21/2018 05/23/2017
Call for Entries - Women Artists Exhibitions 07/28/2017 05/23/2017


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