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
Lakeview Community Events & Placemaking Support Program Awards, Grants, Fellowships Fixed 03/31/2018 03/19/2018
Lucid Film Fest Expos, Fairs, Festivals Fixed 04/20/2018 03/13/2018
StoriesToArt 2018 Call for Artists Exhibitions Fixed 03/31/2018 03/01/2018
RFP: DuPage Children’s Museum Artist-in-Residence Program Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges Fixed 03/30/2018 02/15/2018
Title Call Type Deadline Posted onsort ascending
4th Artist Spotlight Solo Art Competition Contests 04/30/2018 03/24/2018
The Figure Revealed, 5th Biennial Nude Show Exhibitions 04/27/2018 03/24/2018
Art in Odd Places: BODY 2018 OPEN CALL Public Art 05/01/2018 03/24/2018
Wordplay Exhibitions 04/23/2018 03/24/2018
Segway Tour Guides Open Positions for 2018 Auditions 06/22/2018 03/24/2018
Calling all Vendors: 3rd Floor Market Expos, Fairs, Festivals 04/05/2018 03/24/2018
CALL FOR ARTISTS: CounterCulture: Hidden Stories of Chicago Past and Present Exhibitions 06/21/2018 03/23/2018
Activate! Chicago Public Space | Call for Placemaking Partners Public Art 09/01/2018 03/23/2018
A City Divided - Deadline May 1st - Exhibitions 05/01/2018 03/23/2018
Call-for-Particpants (Artists, Artisans, Vendors, Performers) HAPPY BIRTHDAY CHICAGO Exhibitions 03/25/2018 03/23/2018
PEACEBOOK FESTIVAL 2018 SUBMISSIONS Writing 04/15/2018 03/23/2018
Call for Playwrights: Nightshade, a horror one act show Writing 05/18/2018 03/23/2018
Call for Artists: Lighthouses on The Mag Mile Public Art 04/09/2018 03/23/2018
WAO Photography Award | Spring Call for Submissions Deadline - April 17, 2018 Awards, Grants, Fellowships 04/18/2018 03/23/2018
W.A.R.P. / / Westtown Artist Residency Project Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges 05/01/2018 03/22/2018
A Call to Origins: Art Residency, Exhibition, and Symposium in Sardinia Island, Italy Exhibitions 04/21/2018 03/21/2018
Makers Fair! Expos, Fairs, Festivals 04/18/2018 03/21/2018
Call for Art - Theme “Animals” Online Art Competition Exhibitions 04/26/2018 03/21/2018
Call for submissions to The Sick Muse zine Writing 04/15/2018 03/21/2018


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