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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Top Opportunities

Titlesort descending Call Type Deadline Posted on
Call for Artists - Solo Exhibition Lincoln Square Exhibitions 10/17/2021 07/19/2018
"Holidays & Traditions" International Art Competition Contests 12/05/2018 11/02/2018
$1000 Working Artist Purchase Award | Call for Submissions Deadline: November 30, 2018 Awards, Grants, Fellowships 11/30/2018 11/06/2018
$500 Grant for Visual Artists Awards, Grants, Fellowships 01/15/2019 11/05/2018
14th International Drawing Annual: $2000 in Cash Awards — $1200 First Place Awards, Grants, Fellowships 12/31/2018 08/15/2018
2018 Bucktown Holiday ArtShow! Expos, Fairs, Festivals 11/30/2018 08/20/2018
2nd Annual Women Artists Art Competition Contests 01/02/2019 10/27/2018
4th Annual Leaves & Petals Art Competition Contests 11/27/2018 10/23/2018
7th Annual Art Competition Contests 02/04/2019 11/01/2018
Abstract Mind 2019: the 4th International Exhibition on Abstract Art Exhibitions 12/25/2018 09/08/2018
 Triple International Summer Academic Residency Program June/July 2019 – Puebla, Mexico Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges 11/26/2018 11/07/2018
Art Call - “SeaScapes” Online Art Competition Contests 11/26/2018 10/21/2018
ART CALL TO ARTISTS AND PHOTOGRAPHERS – PORTRAITS 2018 Contests 12/10/2018 11/07/2018
Art class teachers Collaborators 12/01/2018 08/30/2017
Art Educators Residency – All Sessions in 2019 – Puebla, Mexico Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges 11/25/2018 09/27/2018
Art History or Cultural Research Residency – All Sessions in 2019 (& last spaces in 2018) – Puebla, Mexico Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges 11/25/2018 09/27/2018
Artisan Market at Roots Hair Salon Exhibitions 12/01/2018 01/25/2018
Artist Residency in Upstate New York Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges 11/30/2018 09/25/2018
ArtsREVO Call for Artists Worldwide to Online Gallery Exhibitions 12/01/2018 06/27/2018


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