Calls for Artists

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Top Opportunities

Titlesort descending Call Type Deadline Type Deadline Posted on
(dis)comfort zones: Underrepresentation and Invisibility in the Institution Exhibitions Fixed 09/01/2018 06/20/2018
Activate! Chicago Public Space | Call for Placemaking Partners Public Art Ongoing 09/01/2018 03/23/2018
PASSIONATE about MUSIC? Chicago Symphony Orchestra NEEDS YOU! Other Calls Ongoing 10/16/2018 07/18/2018
Red Bull Arts Detroit Artist Residency Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges Fixed 08/24/2018 07/31/2018
Red Bull Arts Detroit Curatorial Fellowship Curatorial Fixed 08/24/2018 07/31/2018
StoriesToArt 2018 Call for Artists Exhibitions Fixed 09/01/2018 08/01/2018
The State of Our Shared Land Exhibitions Fixed 08/25/2018 08/10/2018
Titlesort descending Call Type Deadline Posted on
Call for Artists - Solo Exhibition Lincoln Square Exhibitions 10/17/2021 07/19/2018
Call for Works: Art Moves Des Plaines 2018 popup exhibitions Exhibitions 09/01/2018 03/28/2018
OPEN CALL: NYC October Artist Residency - A Month of Immersive Wellness Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges 08/20/2018 07/30/2018
YICCA 2018 - International Contest of Contemporary Art Contests 09/25/2018 07/31/2018
!!!OPEN CALL FOR CHICAGO AREA VISUAL ARTIST!!! Exhibitions 09/30/2018 08/07/2018
"Autumn" International Call for Artists and Writers by ArtAscent - Deadline August 31, 2018 Contests 08/31/2018 07/05/2018
"FROM VICTIMS TO SURVIVORS" VIGIL HOMAGE TO DOMESTIC ABUSE SURVIVORS AND THOSE WE HAVE LOST - CALL FOR POETS, WRITERS, SONGWRITERS AND TESTIMONIALS Collaborators 09/15/2018 08/17/2018
"Re:Pop VI" Call for Work Exhibitions 08/25/2018 02/11/2018
"Something Wicked" Call for Work Curatorial 10/01/2018 02/11/2018
$1000 Working Artist Purchase Award | Call for Submissions Deadline: September 30, 2018 Awards, Grants, Fellowships 09/30/2018 08/08/2018
$500 Grant for Visual Artists Awards, Grants, Fellowships 10/15/2018 08/04/2018
(dis)comfort zones: Underrepresentation and Invisibility in the Institution Exhibitions 09/01/2018 06/20/2018
14th International Drawing Annual: $2000 in Cash Awards — $1200 First Place Awards, Grants, Fellowships 12/31/2018 08/15/2018
2019 LATITUDE Residency Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges 09/01/2018 08/08/2018
3rd Annual Waterscapes Art Competition Contests 08/27/2018 07/13/2018
5 Dollars, 5 Entries, 5 Winners! – “Special” Art Competition Contests 10/11/2018 06/07/2018
5th Artist Spotlight Solo Art Competition Contests 09/03/2018 07/22/2018
6th Annual International Juried 2018 FL3TCH3R EXHIBIT- Socially and Politically Engaged Art- >>>> Deadline- August 22, 2018/ Extended Deadline- August 23-31, 2018 >>>> Exhibitions 09/01/2018 06/23/2018
9th Annual TAPPED: Works by Artists and their Current or Former Instructors Exhibitions 09/30/2018 08/14/2018
A CITY TO WEAR 2.0 Call for Artists Exhibitions 09/05/2018 08/11/2018

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