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 2016 - 2017 Fiscal Year, CAR was visited 1,789,806 times, with 1,255,298 unique sessions. CAR has 13,491 Facebook fans and 5,977 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 donate the following suggested amounts. Featured Listings are posted above the general listings and featured on every page.

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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

Titlesort ascending Call Type Deadline Type Deadline Posted on
StoriesToArt 2018 Call for Artists Exhibitions Fixed 11/01/2018 10/15/2018
PASSIONATE about MUSIC? Chicago Symphony Orchestra NEEDS YOU! Other Calls Ongoing 12/16/2018 09/17/2018
Artist Grants juried by Leading Contemporary Curators Awards, Grants, Fellowships Fixed 11/14/2018 10/01/2018
Titlesort ascending Call Type Deadline Posted on
“Yellow” International Call For Artists and Writers by ArtAscent - Deadline October 31, 2018 Contests 10/31/2018 09/09/2018
Writers Residency – All Sessions in 2019 (& last spaces in 2018) – Oaxaca, Mexico Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges 11/25/2018 09/27/2018
Writers Residency – All Sessions in 2019 (& last spaces in 2018) – Cusco, Peru Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges 11/25/2018 09/28/2018
Win Up to $15,000 and Become a Luminarts Fellow - Classical Music Fellowship Awards, Grants, Fellowships 02/08/2019 10/13/2018
Win $7,500 and Become a Luminarts Fellow - Visual Arts Fellowship Awards, Grants, Fellowships 03/15/2019 10/12/2018
Win $7,500 and Become a Luminarts Fellow - Jazz Fellowship Awards, Grants, Fellowships 02/08/2019 10/13/2018
Win $7,500 and Become a Luminarts Fellow - Creative Writing Fellowship Awards, Grants, Fellowships 02/08/2019 10/12/2018
Win $200 by Sharing a Memory | Calling All Writers and Artists Contests 12/31/2020 08/11/2018
Volunteer for the Hyde Park Jazz Festival 2018! Other Calls 12/11/2018 09/12/2018
UTILITY: Exhibit of Works of Functional Art Exhibitions 11/17/2018 10/01/2018
Threadless' Artist Shops are the perfect tool for selling your art online. Other Calls 12/31/2020 06/01/2016
THIRD FLOOR MARKET Expos, Fairs, Festivals 12/08/2018 10/16/2018
Theatrical Costume Rentals Manager Other Calls 11/08/2018 08/10/2018
The Seldoms - Audition for Professional Dancers Auditions 10/26/2018 09/23/2018
The room: create representations of living room objects. Contests 10/20/2018 09/29/2018
The Little Things Exhibition Exhibitions 10/26/2018 08/13/2018
The Generation Insatiate Short Story Contest; Prize: $100 and publication in The Rialto Books Review Vol.002 Contests 11/22/2018 09/07/2018
The Free Art Machine Call for Artists Public Art 06/06/2020 05/26/2015
The Chicago Mosaic School Holiday Art Mart Craft Fair Expos, Fairs, Festivals 10/31/2018 10/18/2018
The Body in Parts: artwork inspired by the human figure. Contests 12/28/2018 09/29/2018

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