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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Title Call Type Deadline Posted onsort ascending
DETERGENT SYMPHONY, an improvised soap opera in 12 episodes Auditions 04/10/2017 03/28/2017
ONE: JURIED EMERGING ARTIST EXHIBIT Exhibitions 05/05/2017 03/28/2017
Affair of the Arts - call for Artists & Artisans! Expos, Fairs, Festivals 05/31/2017 03/28/2017
6th Annual Creek Gallery - July 2017 Exhibitions 06/11/2017 03/28/2017
DEKALB PUBLIC SCULPTURE WALK Public Art 04/21/2017 03/28/2017
Dangerous Lullabies III | Call for Artists for Fine Art Exhibition in Historic Mansion Exhibitions 07/10/2017 03/28/2017
Formerly Incarcerated Artists Wanted for Interview Series Other Calls 01/01/2019 03/28/2017
Disturbance Exhibitions 04/07/2017 03/27/2017
Ox-Bow 2017 Summer Fellowship Program Awards, Grants, Fellowships 05/01/2017 03/27/2017
Abstract Portrait Juried Online Art Competition Other Calls 04/11/2017 03/27/2017
2017 Annual International Mail-In Art Exhibition Exhibitions 06/04/2017 03/27/2017
CALL FOR ARTISTS at The 6th Annual Hooked on Art-Live Street Art Festival Expos, Fairs, Festivals 05/31/2017 03/27/2017
Calling all Glass,Wood,Ceramics,Fiber & Visual Artists- A new way to sell your art Other Calls 06/01/2017 03/26/2017
Call for Art – Online Solo Art Exhibition Opportunity Contests 05/05/2017 03/26/2017
Prop Theater Cabaret Dance Group Auditions 03/31/2017 03/25/2017
CALL FOR ENTRIES: Midwest Juried Exhibition: Elevating Nature Exhibitions 03/31/2017 03/24/2017
Her Environment Series: Mantle (I & II) Call for Submissions Exhibitions 04/16/2017 03/24/2017
Touring Artist Positions | Urban Gateways Auditions 03/31/2017 03/24/2017
Live! 2017, Call for Performance and New Media Artists, 8th Edition Public Art 06/30/2017 03/24/2017
Call for Art - Theme “Landscapes” Online Art Competition Contests 04/27/2017 03/24/2017


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