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
StoriesToArt 2018 Call for Artists Exhibitions Fixed 11/01/2018 10/15/2018
Artist Grants juried by Leading Contemporary Curators Awards, Grants, Fellowships Fixed 11/14/2018 10/01/2018
PASSIONATE about MUSIC? Chicago Symphony Orchestra NEEDS YOU! Other Calls Ongoing 12/16/2018 09/17/2018
Title Call Type Deadline Posted onsort ascending
Art Call - “SeaScapes” Online Art Competition Contests 11/26/2018 10/21/2018
Call for Collaborators: Free Street Theater's Still/Here Collaborators 10/24/2018 10/20/2018
Cityscape 2019 Exhibitions 11/09/2018 10/20/2018
Three Seeds Gallery Exhibitions 11/21/2018 10/19/2018
Online Art Journal Call for Artists Curatorial 11/23/2019 10/18/2018
The Chicago Mosaic School Holiday Art Mart Craft Fair Expos, Fairs, Festivals 10/31/2018 10/18/2018
Identity National Fine Art Exhibition: What defines us? Open call for artists. Exhibitions 11/20/2019 10/17/2018
STAGE Lab Fellowships for Artists and Scientists at the University of Chicago Awards, Grants, Fellowships 01/21/2019 10/17/2018
Figure Drawing Models Needed Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges 01/15/2019 10/17/2018
OBX ART TRUCK - CALL FOR PROPOSALS Exhibitions 12/01/2018 10/16/2018
Call for Artisans & Craftspeople: Holiday Craft Market Expos, Fairs, Festivals 11/21/2018 10/16/2018
THIRD FLOOR MARKET Expos, Fairs, Festivals 12/08/2018 10/16/2018
Links Hall 2019 Co-MISSION Summer Intensives | Request for Proposals Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges 12/11/2018 10/16/2018
StoriesToArt 2018 Call for Artists Exhibitions 11/01/2018 10/15/2018
Lab.11 art contest Contests 11/15/2018 10/15/2018
Color Photography: 2018 Contests 11/09/2018 10/14/2018
OPEN WALLS SHOW at ARC: “REINVENTION II" Exhibitions 10/28/2018 10/14/2018
Call for movement-based performance submissions: Research Project #19 Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges 11/19/2018 10/13/2018
Flower Power Contests 11/10/2018 10/13/2018
CALL FOR ARTISTS! 2018 Bucktown Holiday ArtShow Expos, Fairs, Festivals 10/31/2018 10/13/2018


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