Artist Opportunities

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The North Carolina Arts Council is pleased to share all current opportunities for artists that have been submitted to us. This list is updated on the second and fourth Wednesday of every month. Please contact the organization listed if you have any questions.

If you would like us to include your artists opportunity please submit it here. If you would like to subscribe to our Artist Opportunities or ArtMatters Newsletter, please sign up here.

Artist working and living in North Carolina are encouraged to take a look at our Regional Artist Project Grant programs for more listings of opportunities offered every fiscal year.

Our opportunities list is divided into the following categories: Craft, Emergency ResourcesFilm, Grants / FellowshipsLiterary Arts, Multidisciplinary, Organizations, Performing Arts, Professional Development, Public Art, Residencies, Stores, Sales & Shows, and Visual Arts. Click on the DEADLINE heading to sort the opportunities by due date.
Opportunities provided by the NC Public Art Network will be designated by an asterisk (*) in the Public Art category.

Category Organization Deadlinesort descending Date Posted
Craft Northern Clay CenterMinneapolis, MN

Northern Clay Center continually solicits guest curators and exhibition opportunities for the Emily Galusha Gallery.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Visual Arts Durham County LibraryDurham

Calling all artists (photographers, quilters, sculptors, new media and digital artists, etc.). Have your work exhibited at Durham County Library.

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Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Emergency Resources The Creator Fund

ConvertKit has established a fund to help creators in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please read details and then submit your information if you are in need. We have also received a large number of applications and counting. Our current fund will be exhausted well before we can get to everyone. We would still love to hear from you, but we want to be transparent about our ability to help at this time.

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Friday, March 20, 2020
Residencies The BascomHighlands, NC

Emerging artists are invited to apply for The Bascom’s Residency and Internship Programs with focuses on ceramics, education, community, and 2D and 3D artists.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Professional Development Sustainable Arts Foundation

Resource: The Sustainable Arts Foundation is a non-profit foundation supporting artists and writers with families whose mission is to provide financial awards to parents pursuing creative work.

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Professional Development Asheville Area Arts CouncilAsheville, NC

Offering one-on-one Artist Business Brainstorm Sessions for artist entrepreneurs. 

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Literary Arts Lleju Productions accepting submissions

We are currently accepting micro and low budget projects that will be developed solely by LLeju Productions and Films. We do not finance the projects of other companies, nor do we accept animation, biography, or period pieces. LLeju Productions and Films believe that there are many talented individuals who are creating quality material that would be suitable for the production of motion pictures. Therefore, we strive to have an open and inclusive submission policy that does not require you to obtain an agent or a manager. Rolling deadline.

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Thursday, September 12, 2019
Professional Development Allied Media Project

Resource: Allied Media Projects cultivates media strategies for a more just, creative and collaborative world. Serving a network of media makers, artists, educators, and technologists working for social justice, AMP holds an annual conference and supports individual artists by offering fiscal sponsorship and financial management.

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Literary Arts LitMag

Seeking fiction, nonfiction, and poetry for publication. Cash awards. Rolling deadline.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Visual Arts Hillsborough Arts Council Call for Gallery Exhibitors 2020Hillsborough

The Hillsborough Arts Council Gallery’s mission is to empower local artists to forge productive cultural and socio-economic ties with their community through professional exhibit opportunities in HAC Gallery. We are a gallery founded on the principle that art is a vehicle for intellectual, cultural, and socio-economic growth and that it is the community’s responsibility to collectively support the arts. We provide a free space with no commercial pressure so that you can make your best work and actively engage with this community in the way you choose. Rolling deadline.

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Emergency Resources Authors League Fund

Since 1917, the Authors League Fund has helped professional authors, journalists, poets, and dramatists who find themselves in financial need because of medical or health-related problems, temporary loss of income, or other misfortune. Most of those we help suffer severe health problems but have inadequate insurance; some face eviction; many are older writers whose income has ceased through no fault of their own. The Fund exists to help professional writers continue their careers with dignity by providing no-strings-attached “loans” to pay for pressing expenses. Repayment of this emergency support is not required.

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Monday, March 16, 2020
Literary Arts American Journal of Poetry

Seeking poetry submissions for online poetry journal. Publication. 

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Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Emergency Resources Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant

Do you have an unanticipated opportunity to present your work? Did you incur an unexpected expense that you didn’t budget for? The Foundation for Contemporary Arts offers Emergency Grants between $200 and $2,500 for visual and performing artists. They review applications once a month, so you can quickly take advantage of momentum or solve any budget errors. Rolling deadline.

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Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Professional Development Clark Hulings Fund for Visual Artists

Offering professional development courses through their podcasts, Thriving Artist.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Residencies Brave Space ResidencyWilmington

Formed in the face of rising awareness in the performance industry, the Brave Space Project is creating interventions to prevent sexual assault and harassment in small theaters. This residency seeks a small, diverse group of artists to participate in a five day workshop on the Cucalorus Campus in Wilmington, NC. Apply now! 

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Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Visual Arts Waterworks Visual Arts CenterSalisbury

Waterworks presents three rotating exhibitions in its galleries every year, and welcomes professional artists to submit their work for consideration. Submission deadlines are January 30 and September 30 of each year.

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Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Professional Development Loveland CreatorSpace

Resource: The Loveland CreatorSpace is a non-profit, members-funded and -operated, cooperative “makerspace” for engineers, artists, musicians and tinkerers of all kinds. Like a traditional “hackerspace”, the primary
objective of LCS is to provide a community-driven work shop that offers its members access to tools, machinery and classes to help promote creative engineering in Loveland and Northern Colorado.

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Multidisciplinary The Schuykill CenterPhiladelphia, PA

The Schuylkill Center’s environmental art department accepts submissions of environmentally themed visual artwork. Entry free. Rolling deadline.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Visual Arts Durham County Public Library Call for ArtDurham County

The Art Committee reviews applications in early January, April, July and October of each year. You will receive notification on the status of your application by the 15th of the month following the review. The artist is responsible for the exhibit installation and de-installation. Rolling deadline.

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Emergency Resources NC Artist Relief Fund

This fund has been created to support creative individuals who have been financially impacted by gig cancellations due to the outbreak of COVID-19. 100% of donated funds will go directly to artists and arts presenters in North Carolina. Musicians, visual artists, actors, DJ’s, dancers, teaching artists, filmmakers, comedians, and other creative individuals and arts presenters are experiencing widespread cancellations due to this global pandemic. Many North Carolina artists rely on markets, performances, classes, and exhibitions in order to pay the bills directly aligned with their costs of living.

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Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Emergency Resources Craft Emergency Relief Fund

CERF+ emergency relief assistance includes grants, no-interest loans, access to resources, waivers and discounts on booth fees, and donations of craft supplies and equipment.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Professional Development VAE RaleighRaleigh

Accepting applications for The Awesome Foundation Grants. The Raleigh-Durham chapter of the Awesome Foundation is a program of VAE Raleigh, with grants being funded with our amazing group of Trustees. Our chapter wants to fund creative ideas that are specific, public, and spark thought in a meaningful way for the Triangle community.

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Residencies Vermont Studio CenterJohnson, VT

Vermont Studio Center’s Displaced Artists Fund exists to assist visual artists and writers displaced due to natural disasters, climate change, or political turmoil or threat by providing residencies in a safe and supportive community of creative peers. Rolling deadline.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Professional Development WAGE

Resource: Working Artists and the Greater Economy is a New York-based activist organization whose mission is to establish sustainable economic relationships between artists and the institutions that contract their labor, and to introduce mechanisms for self-regulation into the art field that collectively bring about a more equitable distribution of its economy.

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Professional Development Mayland Community College Small Business CenterSpruce Pine, NC

Offering business and marketing courses with some specifically for artists.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Stores, Sales & Shows Riverwalk Arts Festival Painting Competition and Vendor ApplicationsJacksonville

The Riverwalk Arts Festival is accepting applications for vendors for the Saturday, April 25 event. There is also a plein air painting competition. See website for details.

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Friday, February 28, 2020
Professional Development Arts Matter Workshop SeriesResearch Triangle Park

Triangle Community Foundation has partnered with ARTS Action Research to bring a series of workshops to the Triangle designed specifically to help nonprofit arts organizations with planning, resource development, knowledge building, and assessment to further their artistic missions.

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Monday, September 16, 2019
Professional Development Art Table

Resource: Founded in 1980, Art Table is a national non-profit organization of over 1,200 women who are leaders in the visual arts. Members expand their circle of colleagues, gain special access to art world events, and grow through professional development and mentorship opportunities. Awards recognize innovative women leaders across the country and identify emerging leaders in the field.

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Literary Arts Bull City PressDurham, NC

The literary journal Inch is looking for flash fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Rolling deadline.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Visual Arts NC Arts Therapy Institute call for artistsCarrboro

Each month, ATI hosts 2nd Friday ArtWalk artists! Throughout the year, we showcase our clinical programs, individual clients and community based artists. If you are interested in showing your work, apply to be an artist! Rolling deadline.

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Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Emergency Resources Pen America Writers' Emergency Fund

The PEN America Writers’ Emergency Fund is a small grants program for professional—published or produced—writers in acute or unexpected financial crisis. Depending on the situation and level of need, grants are in the range of $2,000. Apart from exceptional circumstances, the Fund does not give repeat grants within a three-year period. The Writers’ Emergency Fund does not exist for research purposes, to enable the completion of writing projects, or to fund publications or organizations. The Writers’ Emergency Fund is for U.S.–based writers or journalists whose primary professional occupation is writing. Self-published authors or those published by vanity presses are not eligible. Writers do not have to be Members of PEN America to receive a grant. Applications are considered at meetings of the Fund’s committee, which take place every 3-4 months.

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Monday, March 16, 2020
Visual Arts Durham Art GuildDurham

Art@Work is a newer DAG program designed to connect local artists to local businesses. The primary goal being to sell (or lease) local art to local businesses to be displayed in their corporate offices and private or public buildings. Membership fee and non-cash awards. 

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Thursday, August 23, 2018
Professional Development Teaching Artists Guild

Teaching Artists Guild (TAG), a fiscally sponsored project of Community Initiatives, is a member-driven organization committed to the professionalization and visibility of artists who teach. We are the voice of the teaching artist, communicating the depth and breadth of work that teaching artists provide our educational systems and communities.

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Friday, March 13, 2020
Emergency Resources Gottlieb Emergency Grant Program

This emergency grant provides financial assistance to painters, printmakers, and sculptors whose needs are the result of an unforeseen incident, and who lack the resources to meet that situation. Rolling deadline.

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Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Grants / Fellowships Jazz Road Tours Grant Applications

South Arts is now accepting applications for Jazz Road Tours, a national program offering grants of up to $15,000 to support tours by emerging and mid-career jazz artists. Artists can apply for funds to build tours that include three to six sites, with an emphasis on reaching rural, isolated, and underserved communities in combination with dates at more traditional venues. These awards will support tours taking place between August 15, 2020 and August 14, 2021. Rolling deadline.

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Professional Development The University of British ColumbiaVancouver, BC (Canada)

Offering online courses and certificate program in cultural planning and development. Fees.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Visual Arts MakeRoom Artist ResidencyMinneapolis, MN

Individuals or collaborating pairs of artists/makers/creators working in 2-D mediums, performance and words, who live and work outside of the Twin Cities area of Minnesota are welcome to apply for a no-cost, 10-day residency. Individual artists or pairs of collaborating artists will be chosen. 

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Monday, October 7, 2019
Professional Development National Art Strategies

Resource: National Arts Strategies (NAS) supports individuals, organizations, and the field to help realize the full potential of creatives in a time when that potential is most needed as a means of self-expression, to promote equity, inclusion and help support a more civil society. NAS develops market-leading education services for individuals who play a variety of roles in the arts and culture ecosystem: artists, cultural entrepreneurs, board members, staff members and executives.

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Organizations NYFANew York, NY

Emerging organizations can apply for fiscal sponsorship through NYFA. Fees. Dealines on June 30, September 30, December 31, and March 31

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Multidisciplinary The Awesome Foundation grants

Awesome Disability is a chapter of the Awesome Foundation, a global micro-granting community. How it works - Every month, people with awesome ideas submit a grant application. The winner is given $1000, no strings attached. Submit your application by July 15 to be considered for November's grant. Ongoing, rolling deadline.

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Film The Fledgling Fund

Grant support, outreach, and engagement for social issues documentary film and other storytelling projects. Rolling deadline.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Film CucalorusWilmington

Cucalorus Film is open for submissions! We’re looking for original works, world premieres, secret videos, and amazing love bombs!!! Creative crowd surfing encouraged.

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Thursday, March 7, 2019
Visual Arts Artfully Reimagined

ReimagineIt Grants are unconditional, non-matching awards made directly to individual artists to help launch or support careers in the inspiring world of repurposed art. Cash awards. Rolling deadline.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Literary Arts Blue Ridge Motorcycling Magazine

Blue Ridge Motorcycling Magazine features personality profiles of interesting, attractive and successful riders in the Blue Ridge region, rides to interesting or historic places in the Blue Ridge, and business profiles/reviews of restaurants, breweries or wineries. Articles should be 1,200 to 2,500 words in length. Rolling deadline.

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Thursday, November 21, 2019
Professional Development Women in Photography

Resource: Women in Photography (WIP)is an innovative website that showcases the work of women artists. It focuses on exhibiting work outside of the traditional model of the commercial art world, allowing it to reach a global audience and to provide opportunities at no cost. In 2009 WIP launched the Grant & Mentor Program which awards funds and materials to support women artists.

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Professional Development Creative Capital

Resource: Creative Capital supports innovative and adventurous artists across the country through funding, counsel, and career development services. Its venture philanthropy approach helps artists working in all creative disciplines realize their visions and build sustainable practices.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Literary Arts The Centifictionist accepting submissions

The Centifictionist is an online literary magazine that publishes powerful, compelling, and memorable international microfiction in 100 words or less. The Centifictionist publishes two online issues per year, a Spring/Summer issue and a Fall/Winter issue. All issues of The Centifictionist will include thirty pieces of microfiction in each issue, with each individual piece being 100 words or less. Rolling deadline.

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Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Professional Development Arts + Public Life

Resource: Arts + Public Life, an initiative of UChicago Arts, builds creative connections on Chicago's South Side through artist residencies, arts education, and artist-led projects and events.

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Literary Arts Urban StagesNew York, NY

Seeking entries for the Emerging Playwright Award. Cash award. Rolling deadline.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Visual Arts Garner Performing Arts CenterGarner

Are you interested in displaying your work at the GPAC? We are always interested in seeing new works and helping artist gain the exposure they deserve! Complete our free online application to get started. Rolling deadline.

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Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Emergency Resources Entertainment Assistance Program

Our Entertainment Assistance Program functions as an entryway and guide through The Fund’s many programs when you’re facing personal or work-related problems. It is also a conduit for emergency financial assistance in times of pressing need or in response to catastrophic events. Any performing arts or entertainment professional may call on the Entertainment Assistance Program for support, information or referrals to community agencies. 

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Monday, March 16, 2020
Professional Development Full Frame Teach the Teachers

Full Frame's annual Teach the Teachers program immerses a small group of Triangle educators into the festival experience, where we give them the tools and the confidence to successfully integrate documentary film into their classrooms.
  
Open to high school and middle school teachers, this important media literacy initiative will be accepting applications for the 2020 program soon. 
 

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Friday, January 31, 2020
Craft ClaymakersDurham

Apply to be a new exhibitor at Claymakers; rolling application. 

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Thursday, August 23, 2018
Professional Development Rhizome Microgrant Program

The microgrant program awards $500–$1,500 to proposals with a compelling vision for net art, which considers political radicalization and the internet. Rolling deadline.

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Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Emergency Resources Arts Greensboro Artist Emergency Relief FundGreensboro

We encourage any artist in need of support due to cancellations from the outbreak of COVID-19 to fill out this application. This fund is a money-in, money-out fund. ArtsGreensboro will disperse funds weekly, based on the amount donated.  This fund is directed to working artists, not organizations or nonprofits. 

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Friday, March 20, 2020
Professional Development Craft Your Commerce: 2020 Spring Workshop SeriesAsheville

The theme for the 2020 Spring Workshop Series is “Financials & Operations for Makers”. Though some may view the topic of financials and operations as “serious business,” these workshops are designed to be accessible, informative and engaging for artists and makers, even at the earliest stages of business development.

The CYC Spring Workshop Series will feature the following:

1. A networking event to kick off the series
2. 3 separate workshops on preparing for the upcoming tax season, positioning your business to scale and how to work with buyers
3. The series will then conclude with Alpine for Makers, an intensive 5-week course for existing businesses facilitated within a cohort learning environment

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Residencies Weymouth Center for the Arts and HumanitiesSouthern Pines, NC

Seeking entries for their Writers-in-Residence program for N.C. natives, current residents, or those with significant ties to the state. Rolling deadlines.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Professional Development Patreon

Resource: Patreon is a membership platform that provides business tools for creators to run a subscription content service, as well as ways for artists to build relationships and provide exclusive experiences to their subscribers, or patrons. Popular among YouTube videographers, web comic artists, writers, podcasters, musicians, and other categories of creators who post regularly online, it allows artists to receive funding directly from their fans, or patrons, on a recurring basis or per work of art.

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Organizations Downtown RaleighRaleigh, NC

Seeking applicants to showcase their work in a unique outdoor environment. Rolling deadline. 

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Professional Development Professional Development and Artistic Planning Grant

As we advance Southern vitality through the arts, South Arts offers a limited number of Professional Development and Artistic Planning grants to nonprofit performing, visual, media/film, multidisciplinary and literary arts presenting organizations in our nine-state region with support from the National Endowment for the Arts. Funding up to $1,000 is available to support the professional development needs of Southern presenters/programmers/curators, strengthen program design, and increase organizational capacity. For the purposes of these guidelines, “presenters” are defined as organizations that present or host guest artists for engagements in their communities. These grants are very limited and awarded on a first-come/first-served basis, so early submission is encouraged. A dollar-for-dollar cash match is a requirement. Rolling deadline.

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Emergency Resources Durham Artist Relief FundDurham

The Durham Artist Relief Fund is managed by NorthStar Church of the Arts. Funds donated here go directly to artists and arts presenters in Durham who have been financially impacted by cancellations due to COVID-19, with priority given to to BIPOC artists, transgender & nonbinary artists, and disabled artists. 
 

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Thursday, March 19, 2020
Literary Arts CRAFT

Seeking flash fiction and original short fiction for their online publication. Payment. Rolling deadline.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Literary Arts Baldwin at Home: A Call to Writers

For a new blog series celebrating the life of James Baldwin in Saint-Paul de Vence, we are soliciting submissions of articles, book excerpts and personal essays that address the elder Baldwin, from the years 1970 to 1987. 

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Friday, March 8, 2019
Visual Arts GreenHillGreensboro, NC

Seeking North Carolina artists for potential opportunities. 

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Grants / Fellowships South Arts Individual Artist Career Opportunity Grants

The Individual Artist Career Opportunity Grant is a pilot program to support a milestone opportunity in an individual artist’s career that is likely to lead to substantial and significant career advancement. Grants of up to $2,000 are available to support opportunities taking place between April 1, 2020 and August 30, 2021. Applications are due at least 60 days prior to activities. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until this program’s funds are depleted.

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Friday, March 13, 2020
Literary Arts Hermit Feathers Press accepting poetry manuscripts

Hermit Feathers Press accepts full-length poetry manuscripts on an ongoing basis. Manuscripts should be introduced via query. Rolling deadline.

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Thursday, November 21, 2019
Professional Development Writers and Books

Resource: Writers & Books is a literary center in Rochester, N.Y. that fosters and promotes reading and writing as lifelong activities. Programs include: writing classes and workshops; outreach programs; readings and talks by visiting and regional writers; residency programs at our rural retreat center; an annual Regional Playwriting Competition; internships; and other programs.

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Professional Development Capacity Interactive

A digital marketing consulting firm for the arts that offers free webinars throughout the year and hosts an annual Digital Marketing Boot Camp for the Arts Conference.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Literary Arts Linden Avenue Literary Journal accepting submissions

Linden Avenue Literary Journal publishes poetry, short fiction,and creative non-fiction which highlights the intersection between art and everyday life. Please be sure to include your social media information, website,  and a brief biography with your submission. Rolling deadline.

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Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Professional Development Knight Foundation

Resource: Knight Foundation works with partners who create or present art that engages, educates and delights residents in ways that reflect the rich diversity and identity of each community. The foundation endeavors to make art integral to communities by funding anchor institutions seeking wider audiences and by supporting grassroots initiatives of individual artists and organizations.

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Literary Arts Southeastern College Art Conference

Seeking submissions of reviews of exhibitions on view within six months of submission date. Rolling deadline.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Stores, Sales & Shows Art Therapy Institute 2nd Friday ArtWalk: call for artistsCarrboro

The Art Therapy Institute hosts 2nd Friday ArtWalks monthly! Throughout the year, we showcase our clinical programs, individual clients and community-based artists. Artists from marginalized backgrounds are especially encouraged. We welcome submissions from any and all artists. Current priority is to secure artists for August and September 2019! Rolling deadline for submission.

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Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Emergency Resources HART Fund

The Blues Foundation established the HART Fund (Handy Artists Relief Trust) for Blues musicians and their families in financial need due to a broad range of health concerns. The Fund provides for acute, chronic and preventive medical and dental care as well as funeral and burial expenses. Throughout the year at various events the HART Fund provides free health screenings for musicians, with services including but not limited to checking blood pressure, cholesterol, diabetes, prostate cancer, Hep C, anemia, thyroid, kidney and liver testing via blood work. 

 

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Monday, March 16, 2020
Literary Arts Gibson House PressChicago, Ill.

Gibson House Press seeks fiction manuscripts for their Fall 2019-Spring 2020 list.

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Thursday, August 23, 2018
Emergency Resources New York Foundation for the Arts Emergency Resources Directory

Artists who experience personal hardship or who are impacted by a large-scale disaster, or who need funding for a last-minute opportunity can find critical resources in NYFA's Emergency Resources Directory. Coupled with the NYFA Source Hotline, this portal works as a centralized repository and a lifeline for artists experiencing both unexpected and long-term, chronic challenges.

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Monday, March 16, 2020
Residencies Women’s Studio WorkshopRosendale, NY

Offering various residencies and internships in printmaking, book arts, ceramics, and photography.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Professional Development School of Making Thinking

Resource: The School of Making Thinking is an artist-thinker residency program, experimental college, and nomadic investigation into collaborative practice. Its mission is to create a unique environment where participants are able to create original work that challenges disciplinary conventions of art-making and thinking.

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Professional Development 1708 GalleryRichmond, VA

Accepting exhibition proposals for gallery space. Honorarium and non-cash awards. 

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Professional Development South Arts Express Grants

South Arts’ new Express Grant program is an opportunity for presenting arts organizations in rural Southern communities (with populations of 50,000 or below) to receive fee support to present Southern guest performing or literary artists from outside of the presenter’s state. These quick turnaround grants offer more flexibility for programming that may not fit within South Arts’ annual grantmaking schedule. Touring support is awarded to theater, music, opera, musical theater, dance, fiction, creative nonfiction and poetry projects that contain both a public performance or reading and an educational component. The maximum request is 50% of the artist fee, up to $2,000. These grants are very limited and awarded on a first-come/first-served basis; so early submission is encouraged. A dollar-for-dollar cash match is a requirement. Rolling deadline.

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Emergency Resources Orange County Arts Support Fund

The Orange County Arts Commission has created an Orange County Arts Support Fund and has provided initial seed funding from money that was allocated towards upcoming, and now cancelled, events. Artists and organizations who have been impacted by COVID-19 will be able to apply for assistance through an online process, coming soon.

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Thursday, March 19, 2020
Literary Arts Frontier Poetry

A new online poetry journal seeking new poets. Cash awards. Rolling deadline.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Literary Arts Hamline Lit

Hamline Lit Link intends to connect current and past students within, or interested in, the realm of the English major. We are constantly looking for submissions of various types of writing. Rolling deadline.

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Emergency Resources Rauschenberg Emergency Grants

New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) is proud to partner with the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation to administer a new emergency grant program called Rauschenberg Emergency Grants. This marks the first phase of a program that will be in the tradition of Change, Inc., a non-profit foundation established in 1970 by Robert Rauschenberg to assist professional artists of all disciplines in need of emergency medical aid. The program will provide one-time grants of up to $5,000 for unexpected medical emergencies. The grants are available to visual and media artists and choreographers who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents in the United States, District of Columbia, or U.S. Territories. If you aren’t sure if your artistic discipline fits within these guidelines, please contact the grants administrator.

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Monday, March 16, 2020
Emergency Resources Joan Mitchell Foundation Emergency Grant

The Joan Mitchell Foundation has opened the 2020 application to our Emergency Grants for individual artists, which provides grants of up to $6,000 to US-based visual artists who have been impacted by a natural or man-made disaster affecting a region on a broad scale. The Emergency Grant is intended to help reestablish their studio practice. We accept applications on a rolling basis and will consider requests for up to three years following such an event. 2020 is the final year we will be accepting applications for artists affected by 2017 events: Hurricanes Harvey, Maria, and Irma, and 2017 California Wildfires.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Literary Arts The Dark Sire accepting submissions

The Dark Sire, a quarterly literary magazine available in digital and print formats, is accepting on-going submissions of short fiction, poetry, and art in the genres of gothic, horror, fantasy, and psychological. Special interest is in darker tones and themes of the representated genres, as well as in abstract art. LGBTQ+ and international works welcome. All submissions must be in English. Short Fiction: up to 5,000 words. Poetry: up to 2 pages in length. Rolling deadline.

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Thursday, December 5, 2019
Professional Development Springboard for the Arts

Springboard’s Work of Art: Business Skills for Artists is a professional development curriculum designed to teach business skills to artists in all disciplines.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Multidisciplinary Rooted in Rights Blog Idea Submissions

The Rooted in Rights Blog is a platform dedicated to amplifying the authentic perspectives of disabled writers. We invite you to pitch us, because your words have power, and we want to help you share them. Please read the details before submitting your pitch using the form at the bottom of the page. Rolling deadline.

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Monday, September 30, 2019
Professional Development Locust Projects

Resource: Locust Projects is a not for profit exhibition space dedicated to providing contemporary visual artists the freedom to experiment with new ideas without the pressures of gallery sales or limitations of conventional exhibition spaces. Local, national and international artists are encouraged to create site-specific installations as an extension of their representative work. Locust Projects supports the local community through educational initiatives and programming that are free to the public.

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Multidisciplinary Roots Artist Registry

Roots Artist Registry is an online registry and directory of visual, performing, and literary artists. Listing fee.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Literary Arts Bear Review accepting work

Bear Review is a biannual journal of poetry, art and micro prose based in Kansas City. Submissions are accepted on a rolling basis. Turnaround time is fast. All published writing is automatically considered for an annual editor's prize which includes an honorarium and interview. The first editor's prize will be judged this fall and will consider work from this issue and the fall issue. Submit up to five original, previously unpublished poems or micro prose pieces (fiction or nonfiction, 500 words or fewer). Rolling deadline.

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Thursday, June 6, 2019
Emergency Resources Musicians Foundation

The Musicians Foundation provides grants to U.S. musicians in any genre in a time of acute need due to personal, medical, dental, or family crisis, natural disaster, or other emergency situation.

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Monday, March 16, 2020
Grants / Fellowships Cross-Sector Impact Grants

South Arts seeks to provide significant support to projects developed by partners that harness the power of “Arts & …”. South Arts recognizes that as our communities continue to change, the arts play an incomparable role in addressing many of our communal and individual challenges and strengths. Further, the value of partnership, and working together across sectors, brings new opportunity, increased effectiveness, and greater depth to our collective work. Grants of up to $15,000 are available for partnerships or projects taking place between July 1, 2020 and December 31, 2021.

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Monday, March 30, 2020 Friday, March 20, 2020
Public Art Light Pole BannersRaleigh, NC

Kane Realty is looking for an artist to commission a series of four light pole banners to hang at the Six Forks Road/Main Street entrance of North Hills. Banners must be colorful and creative, and will need to read: PARKING. Banners measure 29"W by 80"H. Proposals should be submitted in PDF format sized to these dimensions. All proposals for artwork must be submitted by email to the contact listed below.

Monday, March 30, 2020 Thursday, March 12, 2020
Public Art ASAP GLOWCary, NC

The Town of Cary invites artists to submit proposals for the first edition of its GLOW Public Art Exhibition, an outdoor display of light art installations on view in downtown Cary, NC throughout 2020-early 2021. GLOW will be a temporary exhibition as a part of Academy Street Artwork Projects (ASAP). Artworks in different media are encouraged, including performance, video, projections, sculpture, and projects incorporating light as its primary medium.

Click here for details and RFQ.
Tuesday, March 31, 2020 Friday, February 28, 2020
Public Art Public Mural in East DurhamDurham, NC

Self-Help and Russell's Pharmacy & Shoppe seek an artist with experience in creating outdoor murals to design and install an original mural on their building located in the heart of East Durham's historic business district. Artists who live in Durham or have an established, ongoing art practice in Durham, are encouraged to apply. Total budget is $5,000. 

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020 Friday, March 20, 2020
Film Bull City International Film Festival and Screenplay CompetitionDurham

The Bull City International Film Festival is open internationally to all filmmakers and screenwriters who understand that film is much more than expensive equipment and sets with impractical budgets. We are seeking films and scripts with character driven plots. Insightful stories relying on human expression more than special effects.

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020 Monday, January 6, 2020
Performing Arts IBMA World of Bluegrass ShowcaseRaleigh

10 songwriters will be selected for this showcase, which takes place in Raleigh, NC during IBMA's World of Bluegrass. Selected writers will perform one original song each for an audience of some of the best bluegrass artists and producers in the industry. This year’s Songwriter Showcase will take place on Thursday, October 1, 2020.

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020 Thursday, March 5, 2020
Stores, Sales & Shows Eastern Carolina Pottery FestivalNew Bern

Vendor Applications are now open for the 2020 Eastern Carolina Pottery Festival! This festival is open to all ceramic based artists and craftspeople. Last year's festival was attended by more that 1600 people and had over $20,000 in sales!

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Wednesday, April 1, 2020 Friday, February 14, 2020
Grants / Fellowships Creative Catalyst Fellowship at ElsewhereGreensboro

The Creative Catalyst Fellowship in Community Engagement at Elsewhere will focus on creating long-term plans for reactivating the Black Lunch Tables, a piece created by artist Heather Hart as part of South Elm Projects in 2015. The Fellow will assist in researching the impetus behind the project, connect with the artists for insight, and create community connections to aid Elsewhere in finding a sustainable solution for the piece.

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Friday, April 3, 2020 Thursday, March 19, 2020
Grants / Fellowships Creative Catalyst Fellowship at John C Campbell Folk SchoolBrasstown

A Creative Catalyst Fellowship in Marketing and Programming at the John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown, N.C. will coordinate foundational research in support of an initiative that aims to promote and preserve traditional Appalachian craft, music and dance.

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Friday, April 3, 2020 Thursday, March 19, 2020
Grants / Fellowships Creative Catalyst Fellowship at Creative GreensboroGreensboro

The Creative Catalyst Fellowship at Creative Greensboro will collaborate with city leadership and external partners to conceive, develop and implement strategies related to the documentation of and engagement with the city’s growing public art collection, including publicly and private owned works.

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Friday, April 3, 2020 Thursday, March 19, 2020
Grants / Fellowships Creative Catalyst Fellowship at MixxerWinston-Salem

The Creative Catalyst Fellowship will work in community engagement in establishing and developing relationships with organizations and community leaders in the Boston Thurmond neighborhood in Winston-Salem, N.C.

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Friday, April 3, 2020 Thursday, March 19, 2020
Multidisciplinary Whitewater Center RFPCharlotte

The Whitewater Center has issued a Request for Proposals for a creative arts installation. For background, this past winter we partnered with a Charlotte-based artist to create an immersive light installation that was integrated into the forest. We had over 220,000 community members visit the installation and engage with the experience. For this upcoming winter, we're looking to partner with another artist to expand upon this impactful experience.

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Friday, April 3, 2020 Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Visual Arts Katonah Museum of Art call for submissionsKatonah, NY

The Katonah Museum of Art invites submissions for Cladogram: KMA International Juried Biennial, June 28 to October 4, 2020. The exhibition, juried by Yasmeen Siddiqui, will bring together visual artists, sound artists, book artists, craft-based artists, poets and authors who are interested in the idea and form of the archive. The goal is to present a broad range of contemporary work that addresses the ways historical objects and ideas are organized, categorized, and displayed.

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Friday, April 3, 2020 Friday, February 7, 2020
Grants / Fellowships Creative Catalyst Fellowship at Kenan Institute for the ArtsWinston-Salem

As a Creative Catalyst Fellow, the Program Coordinator at the Thomas S. Kenan Institute for the Arts will work closely with the Program Manager in implementing programs and assisting in the management of programmatic spaces for the Creative Catalyst Program.

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Friday, April 3, 2020 Thursday, March 19, 2020
Multidisciplinary ShockBoxx Gallery open callHermosa Beach, CA

This is an Open Call to ALL THEMES, MEDIUMS and artists from ALL LOCATIONS. Cutting edge Hermosa Beach gallery is looking for the best working artists to feature in an upcoming group exhibition at ShockBoxx Gallery at the beginning of May, 2020. The top artist submissions will win a Cash Prize and Award Certificate, as well as receiving Featured Wall Space in the exhibition. Since the call is wide open, we leave it up to you to choose your very best artwork to submit.

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Monday, April 6, 2020 Thursday, February 27, 2020
Visual Arts COSO20 Call for ArtRaleigh

VAE’s Contemporary South (COSO) exhibit showcases what the regional south is currently thinking, discussing, and making work about. In one of our most popular annual calls, VAE is looking for entries of recent two-dimensional art made by artists currently working in the 11 southern states to be shown at Dock 1053.

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Monday, April 6, 2020 Thursday, January 23, 2020
Grants / Fellowships Halycon Arts Lab Residential FellowshipWashington, DC

At the intersection of art and social change, this five-month residential fellowship is designed to provide support and resources to emerging artists working on projects which address issues of social justice, civic engagement, and community building. Arts Lab fellows strive to expand their practices and grow as leaders in their respective fields.

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Wednesday, April 8, 2020 Friday, February 21, 2020
Professional Development Online Workshop: Art Law for Artists

Lawyer Benjamin Kerr explores the most common law questions artists should know, including contract law, copyright, negotiation, and fundamental terms and enforcement with an emphasis on practical applications for artists in the real world.

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Thursday, April 9, 2020 Monday, March 16, 2020
Professional Development Art Law for Artists Online Workshop

In this three-part online workshop series, Benjamin Kerr of Kerr Law Firm will explore the most common law questions artists should know. Kerr will discuss basic principles and provide an overview of contract law, negotiations, business entity formation, and fundamental terms and enforcement with an emphasis on practical applications for artists in the real world. The workshop is appropriate for individual artists working in any genre and at any point in their careers.

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  • Copyright & Copyright Registration
  • Intellectual Property
  • Licensing
  • Contracts
  • Business Entity Formation
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Thursday, April 9, 2020 Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Visual Arts Mooresville Arts Fred Graff WorkshopMooresville

During this four-day workshop from April 23-26, 2020, Graff will provide a series of exercises, lectures, and demonstrations that will enable each student to fully understand different approaches on how to develop a painting. The different watercolor concepts introduced will enlighten both the traditional and contemporary watercolor artists. 

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Friday, April 10, 2020 Thursday, February 20, 2020
Visual Arts Rochester Contemporary Art Center 6x6x2020Rochester, NY

Each summer Rochester Contemporary Art Center’s 6x6 exhibition brings together thousands of original artworks, made and donated by celebrities, international & local artists, designers, youth and YOU. Each artist may enter up to three artworks of any medium (2D or 3D). Artworks must be six inches square and signed only on the back, to be exhibited anonymously.

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Saturday, April 11, 2020 Monday, March 16, 2020
Visual Arts Plein Air Call for ArtRaleigh

Calling all plein air painters! The world is filled with captivating landscapes, people, and culture. We are calling on you to submit your awesome paintings to be exhibited at UNC REX Healthcare’s North Carolina Heart & Vascular Center. 

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Monday, April 13, 2020 Thursday, January 23, 2020
Visual Arts Black Mountain Center for the Arts seeking submissionsBlack Mountain

The Upper Gallery at the Black Mountain Center for the Arts is currently seeking submissions for a group show entitled: Appalachian Impressions. The show will feature two and three dimensional works reflective of or inspired by the Appalachian Mountains and/or the Appalachian Trail. An adjudication committee will determine which pieces will be selected. The show will run from August 7th - August 28th. 

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Monday, April 13, 2020 Monday, March 2, 2020
Multidisciplinary Art Room Gallery "Colors" Competition

Contemporary Art Room Gallery is proud to announce their 3rd “Colors” Online Art Competition for the month of April 2020. This is an international competition and artists from around the world are welcome to submit their work. In this open subject competition the Colors theme is with a concentration of color. Artworks with one color or a multitude of colors will be accepted. A variety of interpretations of Colors theme can be submitted (representative, abstract, conceptional).

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Thursday, April 16, 2020 Monday, March 16, 2020
Public Art Sculpture for Madison Manufacturing Public Art ParkMars Hill, NC

The Madison County Economic Development Board is seeking an artist to design and develop a permanent piece of outdoor artwork for the Madison Manufacturing Public Art Park, located on the Dr. W. Otis Duck Greenway in Mars Hill. The project budget is $6,000.

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Friday, April 17, 2020 Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Professional Development Emerging Leaders of Color

Between 11 and 13 participants will be selected for this partnership program between South Arts and its colleague Regional Arts Organization WESTAF (Western States Arts Federation). This is a Southern pilot of the Emerging Leaders of Color (ELC) program for cultural workers and arts administrators located in seven states in the southern region. Building on the success of WESTAF’s ELC program which has been attracting, training, networking and promoting a new generation of diverse arts leaders since 2010, the South Arts program will serve to advance Southern vitality through the arts through leadership development. 

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Friday, April 17, 2020 Friday, March 13, 2020
Professional Development Inclusion in Arts Summer CampsRaleigh

Arts Access and Community Partnerships present this training on inclusion for arts summer camp staff. Training will cover: What inclusion really is and why it's important, strategies for positive behavior support, strategies to help children of all abilities be successful in your program, high incidence disabilities and common accommodations for support, and time to discuss challenges.  

Stay tuned for details about a virtual workshop and/or a postponement date. More to come! 

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Sunday, April 19, 2020 Friday, January 31, 2020
Literary Arts Black Mountain Press "Her Words"Asheville

“Her Words” is a collection of poetry and short-stories for, by, and about women. The collection provides a feminine touch on the literary world and gives women the opportunity to receive recognition for who they are and for the words they have written. Send your two best pieces for publication consideration to our new quarterly literary magazine, "HerWords. Selected writers of each issue will receive two copies as payment.

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Saturday, April 25, 2020 Friday, January 24, 2020
Grants / Fellowships Literary Arts Touring grants

The Literary Arts Touring grant program offers presenting organizations the opportunity to receive financial support to engage Southern writers (fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry) who reside outside of the presenter’s state. Support is awarded to literary projects that contain both a public reading and an educational component such as a writing workshop. The project can include a single engagement by a writer or multiple writers involved in an event (for example, writers series or festivals). The maximum request is 50% of the writers’ fees, up to a total grant of $2,500. Each writer is required to fully-participate in the reading and educational/outreach component.

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Friday, May 1, 2020 Friday, January 31, 2020
Visual Arts Cape Fear Studios 2D CompetitionFayetteville

Cape Fear Studios is proud to announce its 10th National 2D Competition. This juried competition is open to all artists, 18 or older, in the United States. The Exhibit will be on display June 26, 2020 through July 21, 2020 in the Cape Fear Studios Main Gallery in Fayetteville, NC.

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Friday, May 1, 2020 Friday, March 13, 2020
Literary Arts Boulevard accepting submissions

Boulevard strives to publish only the finest in fiction and nonfiction (up to 8,000 words) and poetry (up to 200 lines). While we frequently publish writers with previous credits, we are very interested in less experienced or unpublished writers with exceptional promise. If you have practiced your craft and your work is the best it can be, send it to Boulevard. Paying market.

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Friday, May 1, 2020 Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Residencies Holston Presbytery Camp and Retreat CenterBanner Elk

Do you want to share your creative energy with kids and teach them how to harness their own? Join campers at HPCRC July 26-31 in the scenic Appalachian mountains for MAD camp! We are looking for an artist in residence to facilitate music, arts, and drama activities for campers ages 6-16. This is an ideal opportunity to learn and practice ways to creatively engage with and mentor youth. Please e-mail to apply.

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Tuesday, May 5, 2020 Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Professional Development Online Workshop: Archival Storytelling Strategy for Artists

Do you have archival content that you want to interpret, contextualize, and give new meaning to through a book, video, live performance, or other format? Jocelyn Arem teaches how to engage archival content with their own unique creative perspectives.

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Wednesday, May 6, 2020 Monday, March 16, 2020
Professional Development Archival Storytelling Strategy for Artists Online Workshop

This workshop will help you leverage the full value of your creative content by creating a strategy to reimagine it for new audiences. Do you have archival content that you want to interpret, contextualize, and give new meaning to through a book, video, live performance, or other format? In this interactive workshop, Grammy Award-nominated producer and archival storyteller Jocelyn Arem uses a dynamic style to teach participants how to engage archival content with their own unique creative perspectives. Participants receive a hands-on practicum in creating an archival storytelling project plan that will help them improve their creative presence.

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Wednesday, May 6, 2020 Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Grants / Fellowships Innovate Grant

Innovate Grant is now accepting submissions for the Spring 2020 Cycle. Innovate Grant awards (2) $550.00 grants each quarter, to one Visual Artist and one Photographer. In addition to receiving a grant award, winners will be featured and recognized on our website and join a growing community of vibrant and talented artists.

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Thursday, May 7, 2020 Sunday, March 8, 2020
Visual Arts San Francisco Bay Month of PhotographySan Francisco, CA

Put your work in front of distinguished jurors to be part of the San Francisco Bay Month of Photography. $3,000 in Prizes. Gold and Silver Medal Awards featured on Bokeh Bokeh Photo. Gallery Award photographs exhibited in the signature Exhibition of the Month of Photography. Portfolio Awards receive solo features on Bokeh Bokeh Photo. Open theme and photographers worldwide are invited to participate.

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Wednesday, May 13, 2020 Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Visual Arts Arts For The FutureSan Francisco, CA

Arts For The Future is inviting students from all over the world to use their talents, imagination, and creativity to create original artwork. Calling Student Artists Group 1 (Age 5 and under) Group 2 (Age 6-9) Group 3 (Age 10-13) Group 4 (Age 14-18) ​ Theme Art & Tech ​ Requirement Participants' artwork must be original.

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Friday, May 15, 2020 Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Professional Development Folk & Traditional Arts Cross-Border Mentor-Apprentice Program

Preserving and perpetuating the traditional artforms of Central Appalachia is essential to our region's identity. There are in-state opportunities for developing mentor-apprentice relationships, but what if state lines separate the artists? The Folk & Traditional Arts Cross-Border Mentor-Apprentice Program bridges this gap by supporting mentor artist and apprentice relationships that cross state borders with $5,000 in order to develop shared cultural heritage in Central Appalachia. This program is open to mentor artists from eligible counties in Kentucky, North Carolina, and Tennessee who apply with an apprentice from an eligible county in a different state. Apprentices may reside in ARC counties in Kentucky, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, or West Virginia. 
 

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Friday, May 15, 2020 Friday, January 31, 2020
Performing Arts IBMA Bluegrass Live!Raleigh

Bluegrass bands can apply to perform on the StreetFest during IBMA Bluegrass Live!, powered by PNC, in Raleigh, NC. Festival dates: October 2 – 3, 2020. ALL bluegrass bands are encouraged to apply.

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Friday, May 15, 2020 Thursday, March 5, 2020
Emergency Resources Artists "Get Ready" Grants

CERF+’s Get Ready Grants award up to $500 to individual artists working in craft disciplines to conduct activities that will help safeguard their studios, protect their careers and prepare for emergencies.

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Friday, May 15, 2020 Friday, March 20, 2020
Multidisciplinary The Lab/The Cube Request for Exhibition ProposalsRaleigh

VAE is requesting exhibition proposals for two of our most competitive exhibition programs. The Lab and Cube galleries offer exhibit opportunities to solo artists, artist teams, and curators creating experimental, installation-based, and collaborative works.

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Monday, May 18, 2020 Thursday, January 23, 2020
Visual Arts The Hopper PrizeDover, DE

The Hopper Prize was established to provide grants, visibility, and career enhancing validation to artists who demonstrate a serious commitment to their work. We accept submissions for grants through a bi-annual open call. Each grant cycle is juried by a new team of contemporary curators who select grant winners on the basis of artistic excellence and the promise of future potential.

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Tuesday, May 19, 2020 Monday, February 24, 2020
Visual Arts ACAF (Accessible Art Fair) Brussels, Belgium

Accessible Art Fair (ACAF) is a contemporary art event bringing together artists and the public. Founded in 2006, the mission of the Accessible Art Fair remains unchanged: forging a bond between the artist and the buyer. This 4-Day event offers a platform for artists to exhibit their work in a cultural and prestigious space. We strive to make quality artists accessible to the public and the public to the artists.

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Monday, May 25, 2020 Friday, January 31, 2020
Visual Arts Packard Group National ExhibitionVermillion, SD

The Packard Group National Exhibition will provide artists the opportunity to display their art at No. 7 Center in Vermillion, SD. This exhibition will be curated by Klaire A. Lockheart, and all entries that follow the guidelines will be included in the show. The reception will take place on Friday, June 19, 2020. At this time, we plan to have open gallery times, but we will wait to announce the dates.

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Saturday, May 30, 2020 Monday, March 16, 2020
Multidisciplinary Engage Art ContestCharlotte

The Engage Art Contest is a juried competition for original visual art, music video, film & performing arts. The topic is the Spiritual Battle described in Ephesians 6:10-20 & related verses. Contest runs until 5-31-2020 & is open to people 18 or older in North America. $100,000 Total Cash Prizes Awarded. We invite everyone—novice to professional—to submit original work. Each Artist may enter two entries in each category for free. Ten (10) winners in each category will receive cash prizes.

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Sunday, May 31, 2020 Friday, February 7, 2020
Residencies No Boundaries International Art Colony ResdiencyBald Head Island

No Boundaries International Art Colony is currently accepting applications for its 23rd colony. Founded in 1998, the colony is hosted on Bald Head Island for the first two weeks of November in the historic Captain Charlie's cottages. The goal of the residency is to provide artists from around the world and the local/regional community a forum for free expression and cross-cultural dialogue, with an exhibition at the end of the 2 week residency. Please visit our website for more information.

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Sunday, May 31, 2020 Thursday, March 5, 2020
Film Engage Art ContestCharlotte

The Engage Art Contest is a juried competition for original Visual Art, Music Video, Film and Performing Arts. The topic is the Spiritual Battle described in Ephesians 6:10-20 and related verses. Download/sign-up in our mobile app, which will help you engage Scripture (including our contest topic). 

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Sunday, May 31, 2020 Friday, February 14, 2020
Craft Private course with Brooks Design GroupOak Ridge

Take a private class from an internationally experienced designer with a hands-on, 8 week course in bag design and samplemaking. A chance to learn one-on-one from a retired leather craftsman with a history of designing for premium brands such as Coach, Shinola, and hartmann Luggage. Cost is $800 including materials. 

 

Monday, June 1, 2020 Monday, November 18, 2019
Multidisciplinary Cucalorus StageWilmington

We wanna know about that wacky performance that you've been working on for a zillion years. We're taking proposals from artists working in dance, theatre, comedy, installation, music, and performance who want to participate in the 26th annual Cucalorus Festival. Apply now!

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Friday, June 12, 2020 Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Visual Arts Il Varco Passepartout Photography PrizeRome, Italy

Il Varco srls creates and organizes the first edition of the Passepartout Photography Prize, a six-monthly online photography prize with cash prize, which will end with an annual exhibition of some of the finalists artists chosen by the art director. The date of the exhibition at 28 Piazza di Pietra gallery in Piazza di Pietra, Rome, in 2021 will be communicated later on the website and by updating the present call.Photographic works of all sizes are admitted.

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Tuesday, June 16, 2020 Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Residencies Black Mountain Press writer/artist in residence programAsheville

The Black Mountain Press is pleased to announce its new writer/artist in residence program. The residence takes place in our previous location which was a converted child care center. There is plenty of room to stretch out in this house with large fenced yard, minutes away from hiking trails, trout streams, & biking trails!

 

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020 Friday, October 18, 2019
Professional Development NCTC Producing GatheringGreensboro

The NCTC Producing Gathering is North Carolina's premiere professional development conference for theatre producers and administrators. Network with colleagues, attend panels and workshops, and hear from industry thought leaders July 19 - 21 in Raleigh. You’ll leave the Producing Gathering with new contacts, fresh ideas, and renewed energy. 

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Sunday, July 19, 2020 Friday, February 7, 2020
Multidisciplinary The Art of Monteque: IlluminationLos Angeles, CA

llumination is a three day event celebrating the arts, life and community with music, visual arts, dance, poetry, and performances bringing together the community and the arts in celebration of life, unity and equality.For artist who would like to participate there are still openings for visual artists, poets and photographers. artists who would like to participate there is a $40.00 submission fee and we ask artists who have been selected to participate to donate a piece of artwork.

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Friday, July 24, 2020 Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Literary Arts Aesthetica Creative Writing AwardYork, UK

Further your involvement in the literary world with our friends at @AestheticaMag. The Creative Writing Award is now open for entries. Submit your #Poetry and #ShortFiction work and win £1,000 + publication within an inspiring anthology. 

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Monday, August 31, 2020 Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Literary Arts Tin Can Literary Review

Haunted Waters Press now seeking submissions for consideration in Tin Can Literary Review—our upcoming fiction anthology celebrating the works of new, emerging, and seasoned authors. We seek stories told in as little as 500 words and as many as 12,000. Contributors to be paid $250 per published story. 

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Monday, August 31, 2020 Friday, December 20, 2019
Visual Arts Aesthetica Art PrizeYork, UK

Aesthetica Art Prize is accepting submissions. 

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Monday, August 31, 2020 Monday, February 24, 2020
Stores, Sales & Shows Foothills Folk Art FestivalNewton

The Foothills Folk Art Festival is a juried folk art-themed show. The festival's artist committee is looking for themed artwork intensely influenced by and displaying the spirit of folk, visionary, and outsider art.

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Tuesday, September 1, 2020 Friday, February 28, 2020
Multidisciplinary Palaver Journal accepting submissionsWilmington

Palaver is UNCW’s online interdisciplinary journal housed in the Graduate Liberal Studies program; we seek creative and research-based submissions that defy the confines of a single discipline, as well as art submissions in any medium, including video, still image, and multimedia.

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Monday, September 14, 2020 Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Residencies SkopArt ResidenciesSkopelos, Greece

SkopArt, an American owned and operated artist studio located on the gorgeous Greek island of Skopelos is offering artists residencies for 2020. The studio is equipped for ceramists, mixed-media artists, painters, printmakers and sculptors. The length of the residency is 2-4 weeks long.

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Friday, December 25, 2020 Monday, February 10, 2020
Visual Arts 311 Art Gallery showRaleigh

New gallery debuting in April 2020 is seeking both established and new artists for month-long shows. We will curate three to four artists who inspire us with their concept, technique, and expression.

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Thursday, December 31, 2020 Thursday, January 2, 2020
Residencies The Crows Nest Artist ResidenciesMarshall

The Crow's Nest artist farm is located on 40 acres of beautiful pasture and woodlands nestled in the heart of the southern Appalachian Mountains. The private artist residency space is located in a renovated loom house and fiber arts studio. And is complete with it's own kitchenette, composting toilet bathroom, propane wall heater, upstairs bedroom, and a spectacular view.

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Friday, January 1, 2021 Friday, December 20, 2019