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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Top Opportunities

Title Call Type Deadline Type Deadline Posted onsort ascending
Small Works - Juried Exhibition Exhibitions Fixed 05/26/2017 04/18/2017
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Seeking Storytellers Interested in Performance Collaborators 05/07/2017 04/23/2017
Open Call for Moving Image Web Magazine and Screening Series Exhibitions 05/18/2017 04/23/2017
$1000 Working Artist Purchase Award | Call for Submissions Deadline - May 31, 2017 Awards, Grants, Fellowships 06/01/2017 04/23/2017
NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES – 6th Annual Encaustic Exhibition Exhibitions 07/15/2017 04/22/2017
Call for Art - 2nd Annual "Cityscapes" International Art Competition Contests 05/27/2017 04/21/2017
Seeking Artists for Company and Retail Wall Space Exhibitions 06/02/2017 04/21/2017
SUMMER Pop-Up Shows- Artists Needed! Exhibitions 06/01/2017 04/21/2017
Filter Photo | Open Call for Exhibition Proposals Exhibitions 05/05/2017 04/21/2017
Zombie Survival Camp Director Other Calls 05/15/2017 04/21/2017
OPPORTUNITY FOR ARTISTS AGES 13-21 Exhibitions 07/20/2017 04/21/2017
2017 Great Lakes Drawing Biennial (GLDB) Exhibitions 06/01/2017 04/20/2017
2017/18 International residencies at c.r.e.t.a. rome in Rome's historical center or in the countryside Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges 06/25/2018 04/20/2017
Defund THIS 3, a burlesque/drag/variety benefit for Planned Parenthood Auditions 05/01/2017 04/20/2017
PM Magazine open artist call Other Calls 06/10/2017 04/19/2017
Solo Show[Down] Exhibitions 05/15/2017 04/19/2017
Manifest Press: The International Painting Annual 8, $2000 in Awards Contests 06/30/2017 04/19/2017
Ragdale Open Call: 2018 Alice Judson Hayes Fellowship + Residency Awards, Grants, Fellowships 05/15/2017 04/19/2017
Open Call for 2018 Ragdale Residency Applications Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges 05/15/2017 04/19/2017
Call for Artists - "Art: The Language of Community" Exhibitions 06/26/2017 04/19/2017
PSA for LGBTQ Latino Youth Auditions 04/27/2017 04/19/2017


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