Visual Arts

Community ArtWalk: The Heart


Art Therapy Institute of NC is now accepting submissions from all creatives for a virtual community art show centering on elevating the voices of hope and resilience in our community. All artistic mediums and interpretations are welcome.

Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Sawubona Call for Zines


Newly formed collective, the Durham Powerful Arts Collective (DurmPAC) seeks artists submissions to their first project. Sawubona will be a digital "zine" open to artists ages 16-25 and focusing on the question of "How does your power give you comfort, and how does your comfort give you power?" Deadline is Feb 28.

Sunday, February 28, 2021

Call for Artists - Compass Rose Brewery


Compass Rose Brewery is a family friendly taproom and brewery in North Raleigh, NC. We are looking for artists interested in displaying their art on our walls for the month of February! Our first month hosting this gallery was January and we are hoping to grow this project each month. This call is for primarily 2D work. All details can be found through the attached link! We are so excited to host this opportunity for local artists to display their work! Artwork must be delivered in person.

Friday, January 29, 2021

15th annual National Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition

South Carolina

The City of North Charleston, SC invites sculpture artists from across the nation to participate in the 15th annual National Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition, which opens in conjunction with the 2021 North Charleston Arts Fest. Up to 14 sculptures will be juried into the exhibit and compete for cash prizes totaling up to $19,750.

Sunday, February 21, 2021

Duke Campus Center Art Gallery accepting submissions


The Campus Center Art Program is accepting submissions for gallery exhibits beginning in Fall 2020. The Campus Center Art gallery in Duke's Brodhead center shows North Carolina artists in 1-2 month rotations.

Monday, May 10, 2021

MakeRoom Artist Residency

Minneapolis, 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. 

Waterworks Visual Arts Center


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.

Durham County Public Library Call for Art

Durham 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.

Garner Performing Arts Center


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.

NC Arts Therapy Institute call for artists


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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