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.

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

Show & Tell Pop-Up Shops – Applications are Open!

Fall Fiesta pop-up shop at Bhramari Brewing Company, downtown Asheville, NC – Oct. 19-22 Day of the Dead mini-pop, Trade & Lore Coffee Shop, downtown Asheville, NC – Oct. 26-Nov. 5 Holiday pop-up shop, Asheville Masonic Temple, downtown Asheville, …

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September 20, 2017 - September 22, 2017

Cameron Art Museum Calls for Artists – Art of Illumination

Art of Illumination 2017 CAMERON ART MUSEUM invites Proposals for Original Lantern Designs Artist-Made Lantern Juried Exhibition CAMERON ART MUSEUM – WILMINGTON, NC Submissions: PROPOSAL ENTRY DEADLINE: Sat., September 23, 2017 at 11:59 EDT NOTIFICATIO …

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September 12, 2017 - September 23, 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

Wicked Weed Accepting Applications for Festival of Artistry

Wicked​ ​Weed​ ​Festival​ ​of​ ​Artistry Saturday​ ​November​ ​4th,​ ​2017 Coxe​ ​Ave​ ​-​ ​Between​ ​Banks​ ​Ave.​ ​and​ ​Millard​ ​Ave. Wicked Weed Brewing (WWB) is now accepting applications for the inaugural Wicked Weed Festival of Artistry. WWB va …

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September 7, 2017 - September 29, 2017

UNCW Art for the Masses

Continuing the community tradition of making original art accessible to everyone, Art for the Masses (AFTM) features art from up to 100 local artists. Participating artists will retain 100% of the proceeds from their sales. No artwork can be priced ove …

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September 21, 2017 - September 29, 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

Chacas Artist-in-Residence Program in the Peruvian Andes

Chacas AiR Application Guideline Ancash – Peru November 2017 Correlación Contemporánea Arts Self-Management Space correlacion.contemporanea@gmail.com +51 940375795 (English) / +51 999635302 (Español) Lima, Peru. About Correlación Contemporánea Correlac …

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August 17, 2017 - September 30, 2017

Spartanburg Art Museum Calls for Artists

Apply for an exhibit! We’re seeking proposals for solo and group exhibitions for 2018 and 2019! We’re interested in all types of work that address contemporary issues and concerns, use traditional materials in unusual ways, and elevate our visitors’ ex …

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September 12, 2017 - September 30, 2017

Cameron Art Museum Calls for Artists – Art of the State

October 8, 2017 – July 8, 2018 Work is to be delivered within a 24-hour period (between 10:00 AM Saturday, September 30 and 10:00 AM Sunday, October, 1 2017)   Organized by the Cameron Art Museum, this exhibition focuses on contemporary art by art …

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September 12, 2017 - September 30, 2017

Calling All Woodworkers! “Celebration of Live Oak 2018” Competition & Exhibition

In an effort to preserve the lumber from the Live Oak trees harvested to make way for the new expansion at Carteret Health Care, the Carteret Health Care Foundation, in conjunction with Arts Council of Carteret County, presents the Celebration of the L …

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September 21, 2017 - September 30, 2017

Fellowship Opportunities for Artists & Writers

Spread The Word About Fellowship Opportunities For Artists & Writers! Deadline: October 1st, 2017 Image: Barbara White Studios (detail), ©Christopher Burk, 2016. ALL artists and writers who apply to the October 1st, 2017 deadline are automatically …

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September 12, 2017 - October 1, 2017

State of the Art/Art of the State Call for Artists

Artwork Drop Off: Saturday, September 30, 10 AM-Sunday, October 1, 10 AM Gala October 7 Community Free Day Sunday October 8 On view October 8, 2017 – July 8, 2018 Organized by the Cameron Art Museum, this exhibition focuses on contemporary art by artis …

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September 21, 2017 - October 1, 2017

Arts at the Mill Event Calls for Artists

Friday, November 10 (12-8 pm) Artist Reception (6-8 pm) Saturday, November 11 (10 am-6 pm) Sunday, November 12 (10 am – 5 pm) Arts at the Mill is a three day indoor national fine arts festival at the historic Mill in downtown Mooresville, NC, allowing …

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August 3, 2017 - October 2, 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

The Big Crafty Hand to Heart Holiday Application

Hand to Heart Holiday December 2-3 For our 20th event, two days of creative community-building. We’ll be accepting applications for our Saturday and Sunday, December 2-3 event through October 8. The event will be held inside the US Cellular Center and …

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August 15, 2017 - October 8, 2017

Holiday Market – Calling all Designers, Makers, Crafters, Photographers & More!

PORTER FLEA HOLIDAY MARKET 2017 Friday, December 8th 6-9pm (Preview Market) + Saturday, December 9th 10-5pm (Main Market) Located at The Nashville Fairgrounds, 625 Smith Ave, Nashville, TN 37203 Applications are now open and close at midnight CST on Oc …

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September 21, 2017 - October 15, 2017

Hillsborough Gallery of Arts Juried Art Show – Resolutions 2018

ANNOUNCING A CALL FOR ART Open to all North Carolina Artists CALL FOR ART RESOLUTIONS 2018 Juried Art Show Please add this CALL FOR ART to your site’s newsletter, mailings or to your Listserv. Submission period August 20, 2017 – October 18, 2017 Thank …

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August 16, 2017 - October 18, 2017

ILLUMINATE Photography Call for Entries

ILLUMINATE photography call for entry | Open internationally Theme | illuminate All subject matter, genres, capture types, post production processes and sizes are eligible for selection for the Illuminate exhibition. ARTIST HONORS AND AWARDS All select …

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September 12, 2017 - October 18, 2017

Grace Centre Art Gallery’s 15th Annual Juried Art Exhibit

Attention Artists! Call for Entries! The 15th Annual Juried Show is here and the website is open for submissions. The deadline to enter the show is October 18, 2017 and the Opening Reception will be November the 4th. Questions? Contact Molly Angel at m …

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September 19, 2017 - October 18, 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

Madison Manufacturing Art Park Sculpture Program – Call for Artists

Madison Manufacturing Art Park Sculpture Program APPLICATION DEADLINE: October 23rd, 2017 Exhibition Title: Madison Manufacturing Art Park Location: Dr. Otis Duck Greenway Mars Hill, NC 28754 Organizer: Sara Nichols Email: snichols@madisoncountync.gov …

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September 12, 2017 - October 23, 2017

Splash Week at the Arts of Albemarle

A gathering of artists and all creative folks.  A time especially for you to dive into your talented spirit in the creative world of Elizabeth City, N.C. SPLASH is a gathering of artists in beautiful Downtown Elizabeth City, NC. For one week, artists a …

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August 21, 2017 - October 27, 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

Francine Delany New School for Children – Elective Teachers Opportunity

Greetings Everyone, I hope you have all enjoyed your summer. I am reaching out to invite you to participate in Francine Delany’s Friday Electives Programming. Every year we offer Electives Courses to our 6th-8th graders. Our school is open to offering …

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August 25, 2017 - November 17, 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

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