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
The State of Our Shared Land Exhibitions Fixed 08/25/2018 08/10/2018
StoriesToArt 2018 Call for Artists Exhibitions Fixed 09/01/2018 08/01/2018
Red Bull Arts Detroit Curatorial Fellowship Curatorial Fixed 08/24/2018 07/31/2018
Red Bull Arts Detroit Artist Residency Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges Fixed 08/24/2018 07/31/2018
PASSIONATE about MUSIC? Chicago Symphony Orchestra NEEDS YOU! Other Calls Ongoing 10/16/2018 07/18/2018
(dis)comfort zones: Underrepresentation and Invisibility in the Institution Exhibitions Fixed 09/01/2018 06/20/2018
Activate! Chicago Public Space | Call for Placemaking Partners Public Art Ongoing 09/01/2018 03/23/2018
Title Call Type Deadline Posted onsort ascending
2018-Bring Us Your Dead (Dia de los Muertos) Exhibitions 09/06/2018 08/20/2018
2018 Bucktown Holiday ArtShow! Expos, Fairs, Festivals 11/30/2018 08/20/2018
Seeking UNDERSTUDIES for A DICKENS CAROL Auditions 08/30/2018 08/20/2018
Sculpture in the Parks 2018-2019 Public Art 09/07/2018 08/20/2018
Promotional Video For Artists, Entrepreneurs, or Small Businesses Other Calls 10/31/2018 08/19/2018
Into the Wild International Art Competition Contests 09/22/2018 08/18/2018
"FROM VICTIMS TO SURVIVORS" VIGIL HOMAGE TO DOMESTIC ABUSE SURVIVORS AND THOSE WE HAVE LOST - CALL FOR POETS, WRITERS, SONGWRITERS AND TESTIMONIALS Collaborators 09/15/2018 08/17/2018
UNIVERSAL STUDIOS JAPAN AUDITIONS Auditions 09/04/2018 08/17/2018
Call for Illinois Artists:Olive-Harvey College Public Art 08/31/2018 08/17/2018
REGIONAL SHOWCASE: New England & Gulf South | $2500 CASH AWARD POTENTIAL! Exhibitions 10/03/2018 08/17/2018
ARTISTS looking to supplement income as: EVENT STAFF: SERVERS, SERVER-BARTENDERS, and WAIT STAFF, WAITER Other Calls 09/28/2018 08/16/2018
Non-Equity Company Auditions: Seeking Teen Actors for Chicago Youth Shakespeare's OTHELLO Auditions 09/10/2018 08/16/2018
OPEN Call for Artists - CURRENTS New Media Festival - Santa Fe Exhibitions 11/05/2018 08/16/2018
female contemporary dancers needed September 28 - 30 Auditions 08/26/2018 08/15/2018
14th International Drawing Annual: $2000 in Cash Awards — $1200 First Place Awards, Grants, Fellowships 12/31/2018 08/15/2018
Call for Conscientious Movers Auditions 11/12/2018 08/14/2018
9th Annual TAPPED: Works by Artists and their Current or Former Instructors Exhibitions 09/30/2018 08/14/2018
Guest Artists Jury for Cornelia Arts Building Fall 2018 Shows Exhibitions 09/04/2018 08/14/2018
Contemporary Art Gallery Online Announces an International Call for Artists to Participate in the sixth Annual “ALL Colors” Competition & Exhibition. Contests 09/10/2018 08/13/2018
Nell Gwynn Understudy Roles Auditions 09/03/2018 08/13/2018

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