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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Title Call Type Deadline Posted onsort ascending
Racial Justice in Praxis Conference 2017 Conferences and Symposia 04/14/2017 03/28/2017
DETERGENT SYMPHONY, an improvised soap opera in 12 episodes Auditions 04/10/2017 03/28/2017
Dangerous Lullabies III | Call for Artists for Fine Art Exhibition in Historic Mansion Exhibitions 07/10/2017 03/28/2017
Formerly Incarcerated Artists Wanted for Interview Series Other Calls 01/01/2019 03/28/2017
Ox-Bow 2017 Summer Fellowship Program Awards, Grants, Fellowships 05/01/2017 03/27/2017
Touring Artist Positions | Urban Gateways Auditions 03/31/2017 03/24/2017
Live! 2017, Call for Performance and New Media Artists, 8th Edition Public Art 06/30/2017 03/24/2017
COLLABORACTION Now Accepting Submissions for the Second Annual PEACEBOOK Festival Expos, Fairs, Festivals 04/15/2017 03/23/2017
Call for Applications: MacDowell seeks applications for the Fall 2017 residency season. Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges 04/15/2017 03/23/2017
Auditions for UrbanTheater Company's summer production of Water & Power written by Richard Montoya Auditions 04/03/2017 03/20/2017
Co-MISSION Fellowships, September 2017 – February 2018 Awards, Grants, Fellowships 04/03/2017 03/20/2017
Co-MISSION Residencies, February-May 2018 Awards, Grants, Fellowships 04/03/2017 03/20/2017
Outside the House Exhibition- Call for Submissions! Exhibitions 04/24/2017 03/17/2017
[OPEN SITE 2017―2018] Open call program waiting for your proposal!! Other Calls 04/19/2017 03/17/2017
Halcyon Arts Lab Fellowship Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges 05/04/2017 03/16/2017
Call for Artists: Art for Living Space Exhibitions 03/31/2017 03/15/2017
hex yeah, WITCHES! Exhibitions 05/20/2017 03/14/2017
RESPECTablitiy Exhibitions 04/22/2017 03/14/2017
Actors/Storytellers Needed to Lead Tours Auditions 06/30/2017 03/14/2017
ARTPRIZE PUBLIC ART GRANTS $15-$15K Awards, Grants, Fellowships 04/06/2017 03/14/2017


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