Calls for Artists

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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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Title Call Type Deadline Posted onsort ascending
OPEN CALL Online Pub: Visual/Literary Explorations of Home Other Calls 10/15/2017 09/14/2017
Call For Proposals | Beauty Breaks Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges 12/12/2017 09/13/2017
Writers Residency. November 2017 (Fee Reduction). Arquetopia Foundation. Oaxaca, Mexico Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges 10/09/2017 09/12/2017
Writers Residency. November 2017 (Fee Reduction). Arquetopia Foundation. Oaxaca, Mexico Writing 10/09/2017 09/12/2017
"10 Artists 6 Crafters/Makers" Art Show on October 21st Public Art 12/10/2017 09/11/2017
Call for Artists: Art Yellow Book #4: Art Flyer Project Exhibitions 09/24/2017 09/09/2017
Lighthouse Works seeking applications for our Fellowship Program ($1750) Awards, Grants, Fellowships 10/16/2017 09/08/2017
Alternative art and literature magazine seeks Winter 2018 submissions Other Calls 11/30/2017 09/07/2017
“Paradise” International Call For Artists and Writers by ArtAscent - Deadline October 31, 2017 Contests 10/31/2017 09/07/2017
2017/2018 Call for artists worldwide- Multidisciplinary residency PT Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges 11/15/2017 09/07/2017
The Sally: actors for play reading -- Song of the Broad-Axe Publications Other Calls 12/05/2017 09/06/2017
The Meet Up - Call for Vendors Expos, Fairs, Festivals 10/04/2017 09/01/2017
Comic Blast! - Residency for comic & illustration artists, Spring 2018 in Finland Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges 10/14/2017 08/29/2017
Experimental Sound Studio: Oscillations 2017: Call for Proposals Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges 10/01/2017 08/22/2017
Iddy Id Design presents our 3rd annual A.U.C.T.I.O.N. art exhibition "The Resistance" Exhibitions 11/01/2017 08/21/2017
OPEN CALL FOR RADICAL CREATIVES Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges 01/15/2018 08/16/2017
Grants to Individual Artists for Creative Endeavors in the Literary, Performing and Visual Arts Awards, Grants, Fellowships 10/15/2017 08/16/2017
Sri Lankan/South Asian Artists for Amnesty International and AOA Collaborators 10/01/2017 08/14/2017
Seeking Company/Individual Who Wants to Lease a Venue Other Calls 11/09/2017 08/11/2017
Call for Performers Other Calls 11/30/2017 08/08/2017


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