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 Deadlinesort descending Posted on
$5,000 in Cash Prizes - Dave Bown Projects - 15th Semiannual Competition Exhibitions Fixed 12/16/2017 10/21/2017
StoriesToArt 2017 Call for Artists Exhibitions Fixed 12/31/2017 12/10/2017
Murals for The Annex | Hotel Chicago Public Art Fixed 01/31/2018 12/12/2017
Title Call Type Deadlinesort descending Posted on
Pride Films & Plays Seeks Short Plays for History Lezons Festival Writing 12/16/2017 10/15/2017
Call For Submissions- CHICAGOLAND SHORTS Vol. 4 Curatorial 12/16/2017 11/06/2017
$5,000 in Cash Prizes - Dave Bown Projects - 15th Semiannual Competition Exhibitions 12/16/2017 10/21/2017
Participation Trophy- A sketch show audition Auditions 12/17/2017 12/03/2017
Woman Made Midwest Open Exhibitions 12/18/2017 11/20/2017
Choir audition Auditions 12/18/2017 11/14/2017
Call for Artwork for Green Eye Lounge! Exhibitions 12/18/2017 09/19/2017
Seeking Artists for Company/Business Wall Space Exhibitions 12/19/2017 11/29/2017
Women Artists International Art Competition Contests 12/20/2017 10/21/2017
Seeking Presenters for "Faulty Systems" Other Calls 12/20/2017 12/14/2017
Custom picture framer Other Calls 12/20/2017 09/21/2017
Northbrook Theatre Call for Male Understudy Auditions 12/20/2017 12/12/2017
Call for Artists Submissions to Gallery Exhibitions 12/20/2017 09/21/2017
Grants to Individual Artists for Creative Endeavors in the Literary, Performing and Visual Arts Awards, Grants, Fellowships 12/21/2017 10/16/2017
Living Alley Walls Public Art 12/22/2017 11/11/2017
Open Call for Art - 13th Annual Emerging Artists Exhibitions 12/23/2017 10/27/2017
Living Lakes Singer Wanted Auditions 12/23/2017 09/17/2017
City of Chicago, Northtown Branch Public Library Art Public Art 12/23/2017 11/30/2017
CALL FOR PRINT ARTISTS Other Calls 12/24/2017 09/25/2017
Call for Art – 7th Annual “All Women” Online Art Competition Contests 12/27/2017 11/28/2017


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