The Asheville Area Arts Council is pleased to share the following opportunities for artists that have recently been submitted to us. If you have any questions about an opportunity, please contact the listed organization.

The Asheville Area Arts Council does not endorse or recommend any specific opportunities, but provides this list for information only. We encourage artists to research each opportunity thoroughly before applying.

OPEN THEME Portfolio Photography Showcase

The Center for Fine Art Photography is excited to announce our newest open Call for Entries, Portfolio ShowCase 11 International Photography Call for Entry and Award. Each submitted portfolio is evaluated as a cohesive body of work. One artist will be …

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October 18, 2017 - November 29, 2017

The Matador Review – Call for Submissions!

Alternative art and literature magazine The Matador Review is now accepting submissions for the Winter 2018 publication. We publish poetry, fiction, flash fiction, and creative non-fiction, inviting all unpublished literature written in the English lan …

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September 13, 2017 - November 30, 2017

The AAAC is hiring!

  The Asheville Area Arts Council (AAAC) is inviting applications for a part-time Communications & Operations Assistant. To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three references to info@ashevillearts.com. Applications will be ac …

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November 8, 2017 - November 30, 2017

Arts For Life Asheville Seeks Teaching Artist for 2018!

Arts For Life Asheville is seeking teaching artist applicants for a 2018 Artist Fellowship at Mission Health, funded by the Volunteer Leadership Committee at Mission Health. The Artist Fellowship is a 12-month temporary staff position beginning in Febr …

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November 14, 2017 - December 1, 2017

Asheville City Schools Foundation Requests Asheville Applicants for Arts-Integration Program

The Asheville City Schools Foundation (ACSF) is requesting applications from Asheville area artists for an arts-integration program in its 7th year. This program has successfully connected artists with classroom teachers and students for the benefit of …

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October 26, 2017 - December 4, 2017

Asheville Consulting Artist Sought for Creative Placekeeping Visioning Process

Greetings! The Center for Craft is pleased to announce another local opportunity for artists! The Center is working with the Asheville Design Center to integrate the arts and neighborhood planning through the Broadway Cultural Gateway project. We are s …

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November 21, 2017 - December 6, 2017

Twelfth Annual Open Call for Art & Photography

The Arts & Culture Alliance of Greater Knoxville announces a call for entries for its 12th annual National Juried Exhibition. The National Juried Exhibition was developed to provide a forum for artists to compete on a national scale and display the …

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November 21, 2017 - December 10, 2017

The Center for Fine Art Photography Annual Call for Entries: Landscapes

Theme | LANDSCAPES All types of photographic processes are eligible for the Landscapes exhibition. ARTIST HONORS AND AWARDS All selected artists’ work is exhibited in our Main Exhibition Space and in the Online Exhibition complete with artist website l …

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October 31, 2017 - December 13, 2017

Call for Artists: BMCM+AC {Re}HAPPENING

Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center announces an opportunity for artists to participate in the 2018 {Re}HAPPENING on Saturday, March 31 at Camp Rockmont in Black Mountain, NC. We invite artists to propose projects that reflect the innovative sp …

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November 8, 2017 - December 13, 2017

Call for Submissions: Frame + Form Screen Dance Festival

Deadline: December 15, 2017 Attention Dancers: The Media Arts Project is accepting submissions of original dance created specifically for film and video – 15 minutes max. Works will be screened as part of the Frame + Form | Screen Dance Festival, 2018 …

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October 10, 2017 - December 15, 2017

Jewelry-Making Internship Opportunity with Spies Design

Spies Design is offering an internship for beginning or advanced jewelry making. Interns will need to provide their own tools and working materials. There will be some computer work involved, such as updating the website, customer list, etc. Look at ht …

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October 3, 2017 - December 31, 2017

AS IF Center Opens Art of the Climate Residency for Artists Making Work About Climate Change

Spend two weeks making art about our changing climate. As an affiliate event of Asheville Collider’s Climate Con, AS IF Center will host an art-science residency focusing on climate change. This mini-residency will take place from March 11-25, 2018 and …

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November 16, 2017 - December 31, 2017

Darling Green Open Call for Proposals

Introduction An international and well recognized corporate art collection is seeking proposals for site-specific works for its North Carolina campus. The works will be displayed in and throughout the office space and will expand upon this multi-nation …

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November 21, 2017 - January 1, 2018

Call for Entries: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Commission Gallery of Arts Tribute

The Arts & Culture Alliance and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Commission announce a call for entries for the fourth annual Gallery of Arts Tribute, developed to recognize local artists and honor the life and times of Dr. Martin Luther K …

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October 18, 2017 - January 2, 2018

Raleigh Fine Arts Society’s 2018 North Carolina Artists Exhibition CALL FOR ARTISTS!

Dear North Carolina Resident Artists: Welcome to the Raleigh Fine Arts Society’s 2018 North Carolina Artists Exhibition where we are celebrating 40 consecutive years of seeking and supporting the best of North Carolina creativity! The 2018 Juror is Jen …

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October 3, 2017 - January 5, 2018

Caldwell Arts Council Seeks Artists for 2019 Exhibitions

The Caldwell Arts Council will accept portfolios from local and regional artists for possible exhibitions in 2019 at either our Caldwell Arts Council gallery (four exhibit opportunities ranging from 5 to 8 weeks) or at the Art-in-Healing Gallery (three …

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November 14, 2017 - January 31, 2018

2018 Chilkoot Trail Residency Artists & 2019 Call for Submissions

Mark your calendar as February 1st, 2018 is the deadline to apply for the 9th edition of the program. If you are a visual artist and want to spur your creativity on the Chilkoot Trail, apply to be an artist in residence in 2019. The Yukon Arts Centre, …

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November 7, 2017 - February 1, 2018

Hot Works Juried Fine Art & Fine Craft Shows

Hot Works Juried Fine Art & Fine Craft Shows All Categories Are Open!   January 6 & 7, 2018 – 21st bi-annual Estero Fine Art Show Winter https://www.zapplication.org/event-info.php?ID=5773 Deadline September 17, 2017 New Location! Gulf Coast To …

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September 12, 2017 - February 7, 2018

Peruvian Amazon Artist-in-Residence Program – March, April, May 2018

Khuyana AiR Application Guideline and Form Iquitos – Peru 2018 Cz. Residency Program cz.residencyprogram@gmail.com +51 940375795 (English/Espanol) Lima, Peru About Cz. Program Cz is a Peruvian non-profit organization dedicated to artistic self- managem …

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November 14, 2017 - March 1, 2018

Seeking Art Vendors for Concert Fundraiser in Knoxville, TN

WHAT: 2018 Sunset Arts & Music Festival WHERE: World’s Fair Park, Performance Lawn, Knoxville, Tennessee WHEN: Saturday, July 14, 2018 5pm-10pm WHY: To celebrate original art and music with good food while raising money to support seniors in our co …

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October 31, 2017 - May 30, 2018

Inn Available for Exhibitions, Artist Retreat Weekends, and Galas

The historic Esmeralda Inn and Restaurant in Chimney Rock, NC  is welcoming artists for artist retreat weekends, galas, and showings in its newly formed Art Gallery located on the 2nd floor Mezzanine of the hotel. Please learn more about the facility a …

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September 26, 2017 - September 30, 2018

Contemporary Gallery in Marion, VA Seeks Submissions

Art on 16 Contemporary Gallery in Marion, VA (arton16.com) is currently seeking submissions for exhibits by regional artists. We are looking for excellence in any media, and have an open space with 11-foot ceilings, beautiful light, and over 50 feet of …

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October 31, 2017 - December 31, 2018