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 Posted onsort ascending
“Figures” International Call For Artists and Writers by ArtAscent - Deadline December 31, 2018 Contests 12/31/2018 11/14/2018
Exhibitions Manager | Bemis Center (Omaha, NE) Exhibitions 02/15/2019 11/14/2018
Call for ILLINOIS Artists: Chicago Veterans’ Home, Chicago Public Art 12/14/2018 11/14/2018
OVER DRINKS..... Exhibitions 09/01/2019 11/13/2018
Seeking up to 6 Emerging Teaching Artists - US Tour - Summer 2019 Season Auditions 11/30/2018 11/13/2018
Seeking up to 12 Experienced Teaching Artists - US Tour - Summer 2019 Season Auditions 11/30/2018 11/13/2018
Call For Artists, Group Exhibition - ALL POLITICS ARE LOCAL Exhibitions 12/31/2018 11/12/2018
Call for Art & Craft Vendors || A City Divided || Deadline April 1st Exhibitions 04/01/2019 11/12/2018
Focus: Landscape and Architecture Contests 12/06/2018 11/12/2018
Call for Art: Unconventional P.O.V. Exhibition Exhibitions 12/09/2018 11/12/2018
Happy Birthday Chicago: Call for Art & Craft Vendors! Deadline Jan 15, Event March 9 Exhibitions 02/01/2019 11/11/2018
Call for Art & Craft Vendors! Deadline Dec 15th, Event January 19th. Exhibitions 12/15/2018 11/11/2018
Calling All Women and Non-Binary Artists Exhibitions 12/01/2018 11/10/2018
Open Call to Local Artists: Exhibit at the Harold Washington Library Center Exhibitions 12/14/2018 11/10/2018
CICA Contemporary Art Solo Show Series Exhibitions 01/07/2019 11/09/2018
Davenport's Piano Bar and Cabaret seeks performers for 2019 season Auditions 11/27/2018 11/09/2018
Dance for Life 2019 - Call for Dance Company Submissions Other Calls 01/25/2019 11/08/2018
Holiday Pop Up Art Market - Artists Welcome! Exhibitions 11/30/2018 11/08/2018
Open Call for Applications: Artist Residency at Marble House Project Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges 12/17/2018 11/08/2018


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