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.

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

Arrowmont is Now Accepting Applications for the 2018-2019 Artists-in-Residence Program

The Arrowmont Artists-in-Residence Program provides early career, self-directed artists time, space and support to experiment and develop a new body of work in a creative supportive community environment of 160 rotating visiting workshop artists/instru …

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December 14, 2017 - February 1, 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

Be Part of UNCA Arts Fest April 2018: Intersections

The University of North Carolina, Asheville’s three-day long arts festival will take place from April 5 to 7. This year, Arts Fest will explore intersections through the arts. Intersections can be seen as dividing or crossing two or more things, or bri …

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December 7, 2017 - February 1, 2018

Arts for Life is Hiring a Part Time Program Assistant in Asheville

Arts for Life Asheville is seeking candidates for a new Program Assistant position at Mission Children’s Hospital. This is a regular staff position for 15 hours a week, with a pay rate of $14 per hour. The Program Assistant will primarily teach the art …

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January 10, 2018 - February 2, 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

Our VOICE: Hiring Development of Philanthropy

Our VOICE, Buncombe County’s Rape Crisis and Prevention Center, is hiring an experienced fundraising professional to help end sexual violence and human trafficking.  The Director of Philanthropy is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing al …

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January 3, 2018 - March 1, 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

Jackson’s Open Painting Prize

The Jackson’s Open Painting Prize exists to recognize and appreciate original, 2-dimensional fine art works in any painting, print-making or drawing media. Now in its 3rd year, this prestigious annual competition offers £10,000 in prizes, an online sho …

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January 10, 2018 - March 16, 2018

The Hopper Prize Offers Funding for Visual Artists

The Hopper Prize $5,000.00 USD in unrestricted grants for visual artists Deadline: May 15, 2018 The Hopper Prize is a grant-making institution and exhibition platform offering a series of individual artist grants totaling $5,000.00 USD administered thr …

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December 12, 2017 - May 15, 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

Art Market at Greenlife, Every Weekend, Weather Permitting

Whole Foods at Greenlife is hosting an informal Saturday and Sunday outdoor market every weekend that weather permits. Any interested artist can get in touch with Krista Stearns, Marketing & Community Liaison, Kenilworth (828) 239-9604, Greenlife ( …

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November 28, 2017 - December 31, 2018