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
Murals for The Annex | Hotel Chicago Public Art Fixed 01/31/2018 12/12/2017
StoriesToArt 2017 Call for Artists Exhibitions Fixed 12/31/2017 12/10/2017
$5,000 in Cash Prizes - Dave Bown Projects - 15th Semiannual Competition Exhibitions Fixed 12/16/2017 10/21/2017
Title Call Type Deadline Posted onsort ascending
Emerging Artists: Collaborative Collisions Exhibitions 01/29/2018 12/15/2017
DRAWN 2018 International Call for Drawing Exhibitions 02/12/2018 12/15/2017
Artist Trading Card Exchange seeks submissions Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges 04/15/2018 12/15/2017
The Wassaic Project: 2018 Summer Residency OPEN CALL Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges 01/22/2018 12/15/2017
Plastic │ Call for Exhibition Exhibitions 05/15/2018 12/15/2017
Call for Artist Submissions - Ignition Project Space Exhibitions 02/15/2018 12/14/2017
"Drawing 2017" Call for Exhibit & Grant Opportunity at Gallery 25N Exhibitions 12/31/2017 12/14/2017
Seeking Presenters for "Faulty Systems" Other Calls 12/20/2017 12/14/2017
CALL FOR ARTISTS: LIQUID ROOMS – THE LABYRINTH Exhibitions 01/11/2018 12/14/2017
WAO Photography Award | Winter Call for Submissions Deadline - January 17, 2017 Awards, Grants, Fellowships 01/17/2018 12/14/2017
Journey to Forgive.US event MLK weekend---Submit Poetry/Monologues/Visual Art/Prose Collaborators 01/01/2018 12/13/2017
2018 Emerging Lens Mentorship Program Contests 01/31/2018 12/13/2017
Casting Call for CHEETAH & THE DEATHGOERS Auditions 01/01/2018 12/12/2017
Scapi Magazine Advertising Sales Other Calls 03/12/2018 12/12/2017
Murals for The Annex | Hotel Chicago Public Art 01/31/2018 12/12/2017
Non-Equity Stage Manager - F.I.E.R.C.E. Theatre Collective Collaborators 03/01/2018 12/12/2017
Scenic, Costume, Lighting, Sound, Props Designers - F.I.E.R.C.E. Theatre Collective Collaborators 03/01/2018 12/12/2017
Call for Artists - 3rd "Artist Spotlight" Solo Art Competition Contests 01/20/2018 12/12/2017
Northbrook Theatre Call for Male Understudy Auditions 12/20/2017 12/12/2017
DECKED OUT sk8deck art show Exhibitions 09/01/2018 12/12/2017


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