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 Deadlinesort descending Posted on
StoriesToArt 2018 Call for Artists Exhibitions Fixed 04/30/2018 04/02/2018
Public Mural Arts Program Internship | Green Star Movement Public Art Fixed 05/01/2018 04/09/2018
Request for Qualifications: Lakeview Public Art Program Public Art Ongoing 07/01/2018 04/17/2018
Activate! Chicago Public Space | Call for Placemaking Partners Public Art Ongoing 09/01/2018 03/23/2018
Title Call Type Deadlinesort descending Posted on
DIVISION: Short Film Auditions 04/23/2018 04/12/2018
Call for Artists: Exhibition and Publication “Artist Statement #3” Exhibitions 04/23/2018 01/10/2018
CONTEST FOR YOUTH ARTISTS Contests 04/23/2018 04/17/2018
Peter Pan, A Musical Adventure- Open Dance Call Auditions 04/23/2018 04/16/2018
Wordplay Exhibitions 04/23/2018 03/24/2018
$1000 Working Artist Purchase Award | Call for Submissions Deadline: February 28, 2018 Awards, Grants, Fellowships 04/24/2018 01/24/2018
CALL FOR ART! CounterCulture: Hidden Stories of Chicago Past and Present Exhibitions 04/24/2018 04/04/2018
SquareOne: Seeking Artists and Artisans Expos, Fairs, Festivals 04/25/2018 04/15/2018
Call for Art - Theme “Animals” Online Art Competition Exhibitions 04/26/2018 03/21/2018
2nd Annual Black & White Art Competition Contests 04/26/2018 03/17/2018
The Figure Revealed, 5th Biennial Nude Show Exhibitions 04/27/2018 03/24/2018
Call for Entry: Piece of Paper Exhibitions 04/27/2018 04/13/2018
Call for Artists: First Come, First Serve! No Commission! Exhibitions 04/27/2018 03/26/2018
Auditions for Characters/Variety Acts/All Kinds of Performers Auditions 04/27/2018 04/13/2018
NO COMMISSION Art Show Fundraiser - First Come, First Serve! Exhibitions 04/27/2018 03/10/2018
Open Call for Short Film Performers - Paid Gig Auditions 04/28/2018 01/27/2018
Get art-tified! Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges 04/28/2018 04/02/2018
Piece of Paper Exhibitions 04/28/2018 03/28/2018
SPIN IT 2nd Annual 12" Vinyl Record Exhibition Exhibitions 04/28/2018 12/12/2017
Exhibition Proposals Exhibitions 04/28/2018 03/08/2018


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