Critters, Mums, Murals and more!
Craven Arts Council Upcoming Opportunities
Make sure to get your best chrysanthemum in for

Mum’s the Word 2017. Entries will be displayed at selected Artwalk locations for the month of October, and one winner will be selected for the 2018 Mumfest Banner. The deadline to submit your mum is September 15th. Guidelines can be found at the link above.

Two weeks left to apply to have your work in our Christmas Critters Market in the Main Gallery at Bank of the Arts! This animal-centric exhibit will feature paintings, photography, sculptures, jewelry and more. Click the link above to find out more.
Poetry:Art Fusion
Motivated by the success of our annual Juried Exhibition and corresponding Ekphrastic Poetry Competition, Craven Arts Council is pleased to announced “Poetry:Art,”  an upcoming exhibit of visual art inspired by poetry. As the first step Craven Arts Council is seeking poetry submissions from authors and poets who wish to see their work used to inspire a piece of visual art. The poetry and artwork will be jointly displayed in the Main Gallery durring the months of July and August 2018. Poetry Submissions will open September 1st, 2017 at
Regional Artist Project Grants are awarded to artists in all disciplines on a regional basis through a competitive application and review process. The grant awards are funded by the North Carolina Arts Council and a regional consortium of local arts councils. Regional Artist Project grants support professional artists at any stage in their careers to pursue projects that further their artistic development. Grant awards to artists generally range from $500 to $1,000. Click the link above to see guidelines and download an application.
Applications due September 8th 
Mural Opportunity
The new Entrepreneur Center in the Omarks Building on Middle Street is currently seeking artists to paint murals in the building. 6 month memberships will be offered to artists that participate. For more information contact Jim Bisbee at 252.671.0488.
Craven Arts Council & Gallery
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