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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Top Opportunities

Titlesort descending Call Type Deadline Posted on
Open call 2017 Residency and retreat in Italy Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges 11/30/2017 08/23/2016
Silence Awareness Existence - Thematic residency in Finland, Winter 2017-18 Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges 07/01/2017 05/04/2017
"For Me / For You" Project: Looking for Submissions for long term, submissions-based performance project Other Calls 01/01/2018 07/27/2014
"OPEN EYES" Exhibition Exhibitions 06/18/2017 05/24/2017
"Paint the Town: Architecture, Street Scenes, and Cars" Workshop with Christina Body Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges 05/31/2017 05/05/2017
"Science Inspires Art: OCEAN" exhibition at NYC museum Exhibitions 07/23/2017 05/24/2017
"The Big Black Box" Serial - OPEN AUDITIONS Auditions 06/03/2017 05/26/2017
$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 - May 31, 2017 Awards, Grants, Fellowships 06/01/2017 04/23/2017
16 x 16 Exhibitions 07/29/2017 05/25/2017
2017 Acre of Art Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition Public Art 06/01/2017 04/26/2017
2017 Annual International Mail-In Art Exhibition Exhibitions 06/04/2017 03/27/2017
2017 Annual International Mail-In Art Exhibition Exhibitions 06/03/2017 04/28/2017
2017 Great Lakes Drawing Biennial (GLDB) Exhibitions 06/01/2017 04/20/2017
2017 Spudnik Press Artist Residency Program Application Open Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges 06/25/2017 05/08/2017
2017/18 International residencies at c.r.e.t.a. rome in Rome's historical center or in the countryside Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges 06/25/2018 04/20/2017
20th International Open Exhibitions 07/08/2017 05/02/2017
21st Annual No Dead Artists International Juried Exhibition Exhibitions 06/16/2017 04/11/2017
2nd Fridays in Pilsen - "Show and Tell" at Simantikos! Exhibitions 06/03/2017 05/23/2017
3RD FINAL FOTOFILMIC17 SUMMER SHORTLIST CALL Exhibitions 06/30/2017 05/10/2017

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