Calls for Artists

Since launching in 2005, Chicago Artists Resource has been committed to sustaining vibrant and accessible artistic communities through our online platform. In the 2016 - 2017 Fiscal Year, CAR was visited 1,789,806 times, with 1,255,298 unique sessions. CAR has 13,491 Facebook fans and 5,977 Twitter followers. Every job posting, call for artists, and event posting reaches nearly 80,000 users each month in the vibrant artistic community of the Chicago region and nationally. If you are making a post today, we ask that you donate the following suggested amounts. Featured Listings are posted above the general listings and featured on every page.

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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
NAVS' Art for Animals Contest 2018 Contests Fixed 07/28/2018 05/22/2018
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
Juneteenth-- Art Show and Performances Exhibitions 06/05/2018 05/27/2018
Ice House Gallery Looking for: Figurative, Nudes & Erotica for Figurative Show! Exhibitions 06/27/2018 05/26/2018
BODYPAINTING Barestrokes vs. Artbeat Showcase Public Art 06/06/2018 05/25/2018
CALL FOR ARTISTS/VENDORS: 7.28 Night Market & Exhibition Exhibitions 07/28/2018 05/24/2018
Contemporary Art Gallery Online Announces an International Call for Artists to Participate in the Sixth Annual “Water/Seascapes” Competition & Exhibition. Contests 06/18/2018 05/24/2018
Renegade Craft Father's Day Pop-Up Expos, Fairs, Festivals 06/15/2018 05/24/2018
Meed2: Gallery19 Photo Competition Contests 06/26/2018 05/24/2018
Showcase Art Exhibition Residency. All Sessions in 2018. Arquetopia. Puebla, Mexico Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges 05/28/2018 05/24/2018
Self-Directed & Instructional Artist & Writers Residencies: All Sessions in 2018. Arquetopia Foundation. Cusco, Peru Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges 05/28/2018 05/24/2018
Self-Directed & Instructional Artist & Writers Residencies: All Sessions in 2018. Arquetopia Foundation. Oaxaca, Mexico Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges 05/28/2018 05/24/2018
Self-Directed & Instructional Artist & Writers Residencies: All Sessions in 2018. Arquetopia Foundation. Puebla, Mexico Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges 05/28/2018 05/24/2018
Short-Term Artist Residencies 2018: Exploring Authority. Arquetopia. Puebla, Mexico Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges 05/28/2018 05/24/2018
Short-Term Artist Residencies 2018: Mapping Narratives. Arquetopia. Cusco, Peru Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges 05/28/2018 05/24/2018
Short-Term Artist Residencies 2018: Mapping Narratives. Arquetopia. Oaxaca, Mexico Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges 05/28/2018 05/24/2018
Short-Term Artist Residencies 2018: Mapping Narratives. Arquetopia. Puebla, Mexico Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges 05/28/2018 05/24/2018
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
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

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