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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Titlesort descending Call Type Deadline Posted on
Open call 2017 Residency and retreat in Italy Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges 11/30/2017 08/23/2016
"Father"- Call for Work Exhibitions 04/29/2017 01/11/2017
FRESH! ANNUAL SUMMER SHOW "GEOFORM" Exhibitions 04/15/2017 03/06/2017
"CHICAGO'S GOT CANTONESE TALENT" CALL FOR ENTRIES Contests 04/01/2017 02/04/2017
"For Me / For You" Project: Looking for Submissions for long term, submissions-based performance project Other Calls 01/01/2018 07/27/2014
"The Big Black Box" Serial Auditions 05/04/2017 03/13/2017
$10,000 in Cash Prizes - Dave Bown Projects - 14th Semiannual Competition Awards, Grants, Fellowships 06/25/2017 03/07/2017
$1000 Working Artist Purchase Award | Call for Submissions Deadline - March 31, 2017 Awards, Grants, Fellowships 03/31/2017 02/19/2017
2017 Annual International Mail-In Art Exhibition Exhibitions 06/04/2017 03/27/2017
2017 Community College Student Juried Exhibition Exhibitions 04/01/2017 03/18/2017
2017 Waterloo Arts Juried Exhibition Contests 04/03/2017 02/25/2017
2017-2018 Residency Program Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges 05/01/2017 02/27/2017
2ND FOTOFILMIC17 SPRING SHORTLIST CALL Exhibitions 05/01/2017 03/09/2017
32 DEGREES LATITUDE Inaugural Juried Art Exhibition Exhibitions 05/01/2017 03/06/2017
3D Fabrication Studio & Textile Technology Studio Residency Program Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges 03/31/2017 01/04/2017
6th Annual Creek Gallery - July 2017 Exhibitions 06/11/2017 03/28/2017
8-Bit Exhibitions 04/17/2017 02/13/2017
99/1 – Speculative Design – All completed submissions will be included in the exhibition. Exhibitions 05/22/2017 03/09/2017
A Surreal Vision Exhibitions 04/15/2017 02/08/2017
A.I.R. Call for Curators Curatorial 04/21/2017 03/10/2017

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