Artist Opportunities

As a resource for local artists and arts organizations, AAAC posts opportunities as often as we can. If you would like to share an opportunity with us, email

Sharing Local Opportunities

Call To Artists

Getting the Word Out


Asheville Art in the Park Grant

The Asheville Art in the Park Arts & Community Grant is offered to qualifying committed artists in Western North Carolina in order to enhance public spaces and highlight the role of local artists within the community.

Enhancing Public Spaces

Highlighting Local Artists

Displaying Excellence In Design


Call for Artists: 6×6 2019

6x6x2019 – The International Small Art Phenomenon June 1 – July 14, 2019 Artwork Entries Due: April 14, 2019 Global Online Preview Begins: May 17 at 10am In Gallery Preview: May 27-31 Opening Party and Artwork Sale: June 1, 4-10pm Global Online Purchas …

Call for Artists: All Access Avl

Call for Asheville artists! This is an art show that celebrates what makes Asheville unique. Local artists, business and organizations come together to curate, facilitate and showcase our creativity. Who? Anyone over 18 living in Buncombe County. What? …

Call for Artists: {Re}HAPPENING 2019

Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center is now accepting Letters of Intent for the annual {Re}HAPPENING on March 30, 2019 at the historic BMC Campus at Lake Eden. We invite artists to propose projects that reflect the innovative spirit of Black Mou …

Fiscal Sponsorship

The Asheville Area Arts Council is pleased to offer Fiscal Sponsorship as a service to individuals and organizations in the process of growing not-for-profit projects in Buncombe County that align with the arts council’s mission.

Provides Access to Arts & Culture

Seeks to Enhance Arts Education

Supports Tourism & Local Artists


Local Arts Resources

The Asheville Area Arts Council believes in keeping artists and arts organizations informed about all that is available to them. Check out our local resource links and let us know if there is something you’d like to suggest.

Connecting Local Resources

Arts Blogs + Businesses

Local Newsletters


Professional Development Grant

Professional Development Grants for Artists offer support to individual artists to attend area organization’s programming that expands their knowledge of sound business practices. Applicants must apply for an opportunity that specifically benefits the business management of the artist.

For Individual Buncombe Artists

For Professional Development

Buncombe County Courses