Calls for Artists

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Search for specific calls for artists by entering keywords and/or choosing from the lists of types, locations, deadline types and disciplines and then clicking "Submit." The default results list all current calls sorted by the date it 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 Type Deadline Posted onsort ascending
StoriesToArt 2018 Call for Artists Exhibitions Fixed 08/01/2018 07/03/2018
(dis)comfort zones: Underrepresentation and Invisibility in the Institution Exhibitions Fixed 09/01/2018 06/20/2018
NAVS' Art for Animals Contest 2018 Contests Fixed 07/28/2018 05/22/2018
Activate! Chicago Public Space | Call for Placemaking Partners Public Art Ongoing 09/01/2018 03/23/2018
Title Call Type Deadline Posted onsort ascending
PLEIN AIR: An International Call for Works Made Outdoors Exhibitions 08/31/2018 07/19/2018
Quilt+Resist: Art, Politics, Storytelling Exhibitions 08/31/2018 07/19/2018
2018 Andersonville Arts Week - Call for Artists Expos, Fairs, Festivals 07/31/2018 07/19/2018
Call for Artists - Solo Exhibition Lincoln Square Exhibitions 10/17/2021 07/19/2018
PASSIONATE about MUSIC? Chicago Symphony Orchestra NEEDS YOU! Other Calls 10/16/2018 07/18/2018
Call for Public Art: Olive-Harvey College Public Art Project, Chicago Public Art 08/31/2018 07/18/2018
Contemporary Art Gallery Online Announces an International Call for Artists to Participate in the fifth Annual “ALL Animal” Competition & Exhibition. Contests 08/12/2018 07/17/2018
National Purebred Dog Day Third Annual Fine Art/Poster Competition 2019 Contests 11/01/2018 07/17/2018
New American Folk Theatre is seeking a Sound Designer for SCRAPS Other Calls 07/28/2018 07/17/2018
Within Walls: Forever Under Surveillance Exhibitions 08/03/2018 07/17/2018
New American Folk Theatre is seeking a Lighting Designer for SCRAPS Other Calls 07/28/2018 07/17/2018
Call for Art – “Open” (No Theme) Online Art Competition Exhibitions 08/28/2018 07/17/2018
Art Moves Des Plaines: First Thursdays at Frisbie Exhibitions 10/15/2018 07/17/2018
75th Annual Salon Show Exhibitions 08/10/2018 07/17/2018
Detergent Symphony, an improvised soap opera in 12 episodes Auditions 08/13/2018 07/17/2018
New American Folk Theatre is seeking a Set Designer for SCRAPS Other Calls 07/28/2018 07/16/2018
Calling all percussionist! Public Art 08/05/2018 07/16/2018
Grants to Individual Artists for Creative Endeavors in the Literary, Performing and Visual Arts Awards, Grants, Fellowships 09/01/2018 07/15/2018
OPEN CALL FOR CHICAGO YOUTH EXHIBIT Exhibitions 08/01/2018 07/15/2018
Photo Shoot: 2018 Contests 08/09/2018 07/14/2018


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