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.

Pastel Supplies for Sale

Over the years, I collected more and more “gotta have” pastels.  I have pretty much every brand represented in my collection of pastels.  I have quite a few Terry Ludwig pastels.  His shop is near Denver and I used to go see him whenever I got out ther …

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October 12, 2018 - November 15, 2018

Call to Artists & Photographers: Red 2018

Art-Competition.net is proud to announce the international art call for an exhibition and Fine Art Grant “RED 2018″. Twenty artists will be selected for an online group exhibit, “RED 2018” at Gallery25N; the exhibit and artists will be extensively mark …

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October 19, 2018 - November 15, 2018

Call to Artists: Music & Poetry Competition for NC Women

2018 Music and Poetry Fusion Competition for NC Women Writers Submissions accepted: September 15 – November 15, 2018 Postmark deadline: November 15, 2018 In celebration of its 20th season (2019-2020), Pan Harmonia has commissioned composer Dosia McKay  …

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September 14, 2018 - November 15, 2018

Call to Photographers: Portfolio Showcase

Portfolio ShowCase Volume 12 Juror | Samantha Johnston Executive Director and Curator of Colorado Photographic Arts Center Early Bird Submissions Due Monday October 1, 2018 by Midnight Mountain Time USA FIND MORE INFO HERE Artist Honors and Awards Sele …

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September 21, 2018 - November 15, 2018

Call to Artists & Writers: Smoky Blue Literary and Arts Magazine Submissions

The Smoky Blue Literary and Arts Magazine (SBLAAM) is based in Asheville. You can submit your creative work for possible selection and publication. SBLAAM is an online not-for-profit magazine centered around seniors and their artistic and literary worl …

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July 13, 2018 - December 1, 2018

Call to Artists: Community Strong Talent Show

Community Strong Talent Show to celebrate the arts while bringing the awareness of child abuse. This show is OPEN TO ANYONE – ANY AGE – FROM ANYWHERE. Wonderful gifts and cash prizes will be given to our placing participants. Find more info here.

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September 21, 2018 - December 1, 2018

Call to Artists: 2019 Southern Prize

The 2019 Southern Prize by South Arts Deadline: December 3, 2018 Fee (USD): $25.00 Open to individual artists living in the South Arts region: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee, wo …

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October 19, 2018 - December 3, 2018

Call for Artists: Exposed-Celebrate the Human Form

ELIGIBILITY: Open to all artists 18 or older. You do not have to be a member. We accept only Original work in any medium not shown previously at Gateway. Entry fee is non-refundable. Two dimensional work should be properly framed and equipped to hang. …

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November 5, 2018 - December 8, 2018

Call to Artists: Arts & Culture Alliance of Knoxville Annual Exhibition

The Arts & Culture Alliance of Greater Knoxville announces a call for entries for its 13th annual National Juried Exhibition. The National Juried Exhibition was developed to provide a forum for artists to compete on a national scale and display the …

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October 3, 2018 - December 9, 2018

Call to Artists: Art on 16 Contemporary Gallery

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

Grant for Artists: Professional Development and Artistic Planning

Professional Development and Artistic Planning This grant program is now open to media (film) and visual arts presenting organizations, as well as performing arts, literary arts and multidisciplinary presenting organizations. As we advance Southern vit …

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September 21, 2018 - January 1, 2019

Call to Artists: Raleigh Fine Arts Society Exhibition

March 10 – June 16, 2019 Contemporary Art Museum Raleigh Welcome to the Raleigh Fine Arts Society’s 2019 North Carolina Artists Exhibition where we continue to seek and support the best of North Carolina creativity! We are excited to announce the Exhib …

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October 5, 2018 - January 6, 2019

Call to Artists: Constant Change

CONSTANT/CHANGE July 26 – September 8, 2019 GreenHill is looking for eight outstanding emerging artists from North Carolina for the exhibition Constant/Change (July 26 – September 8, 2019). This exhibition will celebrate the wide-range of artistic purs …

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October 3, 2018 - January 15, 2019

Call for Artists: North Ridge Country Club Art Gala

The North Ridge Country Club Art Society wishes to promote art and area artists, while also developing increased art appreciation within its membership. The NRCC Art Society continues to expand the permanent art collection in the clubhouse for members …

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November 5, 2018 - January 20, 2019

Call for Artists: Gateway Arts Center Member Show

February 8 – March 15 Opening Reception: Friday, February 8th | 5:30 – 7:30 pm Gateway Arts Center ELIGIBILITY: Open to all artists 16 or older. We accept only Original work in any medium not shown previously at Gateway. Entry fee is non-refundable. Tw …

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November 1, 2018 - January 26, 2019

Call for Artists: Center for Craft Curatorial Fellowship

2020 Curatorial Fellowship Deadline: February 8, 2019 at 5pm EST The Curatorial Fellowship is a yearlong program created to give emerging craft curators a platform to explore and test new ideas about craft. Three Curatorial Fellows will be selected to …

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November 5, 2018 - February 8, 2019

Grant Opportunity: Center for Craft Materials-Based Research Grant

2019 Materials-Based Research Grant Deadline: February 8, 2019 at 5pm EST The Materials-Based Research Grant is an award of up to $15,000 granted to interdisciplinary teams of researchers for an 18-month grant period. The goal of this grant is to encou …

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November 5, 2018 - February 8, 2019

Call for Artists: Sunny Art Prize 2019

The Prize The Sunny Art Prize is the first program outside of museological institutions that envisions the decentralisation of the art world as a way to broaden the horizons of both artists and the communities they engage with. The Prize is organised a …

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November 12, 2018 - June 30, 2019