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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Top Opportunities

Title Call Type Deadline Posted onsort ascending
ReInvent: A Design Competition Supporting Rebuilding Exchange Contests 03/24/2017 02/27/2017
Female Vocalist needed for dance music single Auditions 03/01/2017 02/27/2017
Photography Contest: ExperimentoBio Contests 07/15/2017 02/27/2017
Touring Artist Positions | Urban Gateways Auditions 03/31/2017 02/27/2017
Art Kudos Competition - $4,500 in cash awards Contests 07/01/2017 02/27/2017
Actors/Storytellers Needed to Lead Tours Auditions 06/30/2017 02/27/2017
ONE: JURIED EMERGING ARTIST EXHIBIT Exhibitions 05/05/2017 02/27/2017
2017-2018 Residency Program Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges 05/01/2017 02/27/2017
Visitor Center Artist Camp Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges 05/31/2017 02/26/2017
Illustrators Needed for a Chicago Theatre Production Other Calls 03/18/2017 02/26/2017
2017 Waterloo Arts Juried Exhibition Contests 04/03/2017 02/25/2017
Seeking Artists for Display in Popular Chicago Venue "Green Room" Exhibitions 05/26/2017 02/25/2017
Plein AIR 17 Curatorial 08/26/2017 02/25/2017
Fortunate Discoveries call for Artists, Designers, Photographers, and Jewelers! Other Calls 04/30/2017 02/25/2017
Scapes 3 Contests 03/28/2017 02/25/2017
Call for Art - Theme “Figurative” Online Art Competition Exhibitions 03/27/2017 02/25/2017
MONTOONEROS International Political Cartoon Exhibition OPEN CALL Exhibitions 03/06/2017 02/25/2017
Artists & Crafters Sought for Nature-Themed Artisan Market Exhibitions 05/26/2017 02/25/2017
Modern and Contemporary Surrealism exhibit Exhibitions 03/26/2017 02/24/2017
Artists Needed for Pop-Up Shows! Exhibitions 03/24/2017 02/24/2017


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