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.

The Toe River Arts Council 2017 Juried Show – Call for Artists!

The Tow River Arts Council in Mitchell and Yancey Counties in WNC is hosting the Third Annual Toe Tiver Arts Juried Show. Deadline is August 2, 2017. Exhibition will run from Oct. 7 – Nov. 4 at the Spruce Pine TRAC Gallery and is open to artists 18+ in …

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May 11, 2017 - August 2, 2017

Toe River Arts Council Juried Show 2017

The Toe River Arts Council in Mitchell and Yancey Counties in WNC is hosting the Third Annual Toe River Arts Juried Show. Deadline is August 2, 2107. Exhibition will run from Oct 7-Nov 4 at the Spruce Pine TRAC Gallery and is open to artists 18+ in all …

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July 18, 2017 - August 2, 2017

Independent Study & Mentoring Program – Now Accepting Applications

The Village Potters are currently accepting applications for our Independent Study * Mentoring program with an entry date of November 1st, 2017. Application deadline is Friday, August 25. The Village Potters Independent Study & Mentoring Program (I …

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April 6, 2017 - August 25, 2017

The Village Potters: Independent Study and Mentoring Program – now accepting applications

The Village Potters are currently accepting applications for their Independent Study & Mentoring program with an entry date of November 1st, 2017. Application deadline is Friday, August 25. Begin your creative journey today! To learn more about the …

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June 8, 2017 - August 25, 2017

Literary Fiction Contest

 Literary Fiction Contest Deadline: Postmarked by August 30, 2017. Guidelines: Submit a short story or chapter of a novel of 5,000 words or less.  Multiple entries are accepted.  All work must be unpublished. Your name, address, email, phone and title …

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May 4, 2017 - August 30, 2017

Aesthetica Art Prize: Call for Entries

The 11th Aesthetica Art Prize is now open for entries, presenting an opportunity for emerging and established artists to further their involvement in the art world. The award is an internationally renowned prize presented by Aesthetica Magazine and jud …

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April 13, 2017 - August 31, 2017

AESTHETICA Art Prize: Call for Entries

The 11th Aesthetica Art Prize is now open for entries, presenting an opportunity for emerging and established artists to further their involvement in the art world. The award is an internationally renowned prize presented by Aesthetica Magazine and jud …

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May 25, 2017 - August 31, 2017

Aesthetica Art Prize 2017 Call for Entries

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2017 is open for entries. Now in its 11th year, the Prize presents an opportunity for emerging and established artists to showcase their work to new international audiences and further their engagement in the art world. To date …

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July 14, 2017 - August 31, 2017

NC Glass Center hiring Part Time Gallery Associate

Located in the heart of the River Arts District of Asheville, the North Carolina Glass Center opened doors in June 2016 and is currently expanding into an 11,500 square foot studio in the North River Arts District RAMP building.  NCGC is dedicated to e …

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July 14, 2017 - August 31, 2017

The Matador Review accepting submissions for Fall 2017 publication

Alternative art and literature magazine The Matador Review is now accepting submissions for the Fall 2017 publication. We publish poetry, fiction, flash fiction, and creative non-fiction, inviting all unpublished literature written in the English langu …

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June 8, 2017 - August 31, 2017

Caldwell Arts Council 3rd Annual Sculpture Celebration: Call for Entries

Caldwell Arts Council announces the 32nd annual Sculpture Celebration in Lenoir, NC on Saturday September 9, 2017. Sculptors are invited to bring up to 3 sculptures for this one-day competition for $11,000 in cash awards, potential sales and commission …

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May 25, 2017 - September 1, 2017

Artspace, Raleigh Seeking work for the Fine Contemporary Craft Exhibition

Artspace, Raleigh Seeking work for the Fine Contemporary Craft Exhibition. Entry fee and cash awards. Artspace invites artists working in a variety of craft media to enter the Fine Contemporary Craft Exhibition, a biennial national juried exhibition. W …

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July 13, 2017 - September 22, 2017

A Stroke of Patriotism Issues Call to NC Artists

A Stroke of Patriotism is issuing a Call to Artists in North Carolina to participate in our 2017 art contest, Patriotic Expressions.   The winning painting will be featured on the organization’s 2018 poster and will also be used in other promotional ma …

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July 18, 2017 - September 24, 2017

Western North Carolina Photo Contest

From scenic vistas to intriguing people to mountain sports, wildlife, and more, submit your best shots of Western North Carolina for the chance to win cash prizes and have your photos published in WNC magazine! Sponsored by Asheville Regional Airport, …

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July 18, 2017 - September 30, 2017

Arrowmont Calls for Submissions for Juried Exhibit

The Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts’ Sandra J. Blain Galleries invites artists to submit works for consideration for the national juried exhibition, “Nature and Neon.” Submissions will be accepted via SlideRoom from July 1, 2017, through October 4t …

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July 21, 2017 - October 4, 2017

Waterworks Visual Arts Center: Call for North Carolina Artists

Waterworks Visual Arts Center (WVAC) in partnership with The Hurley Park Foundation will present a special juried group exhibition in celebration of the park’s pearl anniversary, The Seasons of Hurley Park: 30 Years. Artists from all over North Carolin …

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March 16, 2017 - October 20, 2017

7th Annual Tony Snow Juried Exhibition

The Yadkin Arts Council, located in the Yadkin Cultural Arts Center at 226 East Main Street in Yadkinville, NC is pleased to announce the 7th Annual Tony Snow Juried Art Exhibition. This exhibition is a celebration of some of the finest creativity in N …

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July 13, 2017 - October 31, 2017