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
Solo Exhibition Celebrating Chicago Performance in the Gold Coast-Production Costs Covered Exhibitions Fixed 06/02/2018 05/22/2018
Harper College Small Works Exhibition Exhibitions Fixed 06/15/2018 05/15/2018
CALL FOR ARTISTS: The Other Art Fair Chicago (28-30 September) Expos, Fairs, Festivals Fixed 06/15/2018 05/14/2018
Request for Qualifications: Lakeview Public Art Program Public Art Ongoing 07/01/2018 04/17/2018
Activate! Chicago Public Space | Call for Placemaking Partners Public Art Ongoing 09/01/2018 03/23/2018
Title Call Type Deadline Posted onsort ascending
Rewriting the Master Narrative: A National Juried Exhibition Exhibitions 06/27/2018 05/23/2018
OPEN CALL FOR CHICAGO ARTISTS AGES 13-25 Exhibitions 08/01/2018 05/23/2018
6th Annual Juried Exhibition Exhibitions 07/15/2018 05/23/2018
Casting call for a new play RUSS Auditions 08/21/2018 05/23/2018
Solo exhibiton of 2-D artwork Exhibitions 08/20/2018 05/22/2018
NAVS' Art for Animals Contest 2018 Contests 07/28/2018 05/22/2018
2018 National Small Works Competition & Exhibition Exhibitions 06/07/2018 05/22/2018
Solo Exhibition Celebrating Chicago Performance in the Gold Coast-Production Costs Covered Exhibitions 06/02/2018 05/22/2018
Comedians Needed for Fundraising Event - Paid Gig Auditions 08/24/2018 05/22/2018
Nightshade Auditions 06/04/2018 05/21/2018
Lucky 13th Annual TAC Juried Exhibit Call for Entry Exhibitions 06/01/2018 05/21/2018
4th Annual Concepts and Compositions Juried Show Contests 06/10/2018 05/21/2018
PRIDE and PREJUDICE: Gender Realities in the 21st Century--Deadline for entries extended Exhibitions 05/28/2018 05/21/2018
City Lit's Art of Adaptation Festival: seeking director and four actors Auditions 06/02/2018 05/20/2018
Call for Live Painters, Riverwalk Public Art Project: Summer 2018 Public Art 09/01/2018 05/19/2018
Call for Live Painters, Riverwalk Public Art Project: Summer 2018 Exhibitions 09/01/2018 05/19/2018
$1000 Working Artist Purchase Award | Call for Submissions Deadline: June 30, 2018 Awards, Grants, Fellowships 06/30/2018 05/18/2018
Calling All Sculpture Artists! Exhibitions 06/10/2018 05/18/2018
Call for Artists - 2nd Annual Skies Art Competition Contests 06/27/2018 05/18/2018


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