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.

Art Vendors Needed: Sunset Arts & Music Festival

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

Call to Writers: Hard Times Writing Contest

Hard Times Writing Contest Deadline: May 31, 2018 Write about a difficult experience in your life, how you overcame this obstacle, and how you were changed by it. Winning stories will be chosen for originality and creative writing style. Stories should …

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April 25, 2018 - May 31, 2018

Art Vendors Needed: FAAL for Art

The Fairview Area Art League  announces a Call for Artists: FAAL is now accepting applications for the first annual “FAAL for Art” show on September 15th from 11 to 3 pm at the Fairview Community center, 1357 Charlotte Hwy, Fairview, N 28730. The show …

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May 7, 2018 - May 31, 2018

Call to Artists: 2018 Emerging Artists Exhibit

CAA welcomes emerging artists 18 years and older, living in the United States, to submit work for consideration for our 2018 Emerging Artists exhibit. Applicants must meet at least two of the criteria points to be eligible for this exhibition: – Has be …

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May 21, 2018 - May 31, 2018

Call to Artists: Juried Student Exhibit at Arrowmont

Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts is seeking currently enrolled undergraduate/graduate students to submit to the upcoming juried exhibition titled New Forms. Students from across all disciplines are encouraged to submit work which revolves around t …

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May 21, 2018 - June 1, 2018

Call to Artists: My America

My America is an opportunity for artists to create an expression of our great country. Total prize money is $4,750 with an overall first prize of $2,500 and three category prizes of $750 each. A Stroke of Patriotism created “My America” as an opportuni …

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January 12, 2018 - June 15, 2018

Call to Artists: Metamorphosis

Do you create using recycled materials? Are you inspired by a pile of cans? Do automotive parts get your creative juices flowing? Does trash become something beautiful in your hands? Then American Craft Week is looking for you! American Craft Week is s …

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May 25, 2018 - June 22, 2018

Call to Artists: Art Inspired by Stories of The Holocaust

A CALL TO ART! INSPIRED BY STORIES OF THE HOLOCAUST art & writing deadline extended through JUNE 22 free • open to students, adults, Individuals and groups Art Responds to History • June 15 – July 1 preview Multimedia Exhibition July 2 – August 24 …

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May 25, 2018 - June 22, 2018

Scholarship Available: Movement: Directing/Teaching Lab

“ArtUniverse” in partnership with the International University ”Global Theatre Experience” (IUGTE) have announced five partial scholarships for participation in “Movement: Directing/Teaching Lab.” August 15 – 21, 2018 Retzhof Castle – Austria Each scho …

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March 16, 2018 - June 30, 2018

Art Vendors Needed: Art in the Park

Folk from all over will be here in Alleghany County celebrating Art in the Park on Saturday, July 21st. This year they will have a wonderful variety of Art, Food, and Craft Beer. Download all of the information here.

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April 9, 2018 - June 30, 2018

Call to Artists: The Everyday

VAE Main Gallery August 3 – September 29 THE EVERYDAY is a multi-venue, multi-discipline, cross-disability project headed by an international steering committee with the curatorial goal of highlighting universal experiences, told from the disability pe …

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May 21, 2018 - July 7, 2018

Call to Writers: Rooted in Rights

he Rooted in Rights Blog is a platform dedicated to amplifying the authentic perspectives of disabled writers. We invite you to pitch us, because your words have power, and we want to help you share them. Please read the details below before submitting …

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May 21, 2018 - July 15, 2018

Call to Artists: It’s Alive!

Asheville BookWorks Gallery invites book artists and printmakers to respond with artistic interpretations of Frankenstein. Send us your artists’ books and prints. Opening on Thursday, August 9, 2018 • Closing – October 26, 2018 with a Costume Party Reg …

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May 4, 2018 - July 20, 2018

Call to Artists: Landscapes & Seascapes Juried Show 2018

311 Gallery, 311 West Martin Street, Raleigh NC calls for A MAXIMUM OF TWO WORKS OF ART to be entered per artist into the September 2018 LANDSCAPES & SEASCAPES National Juried Show. All entries must be available and priced for sale. The show is ope …

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May 14, 2018 - July 20, 2018

Call to Artists: Creative Age Senior Art Exhibit

Grace Ridge Retirement Community is hosting an invitational art exhibit featuring senior artists from western North Carolina. The objective of the exhibit is to celebrate the talent of both professional and non-professional artists age 60 or older. Thi …

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May 16, 2018 - July 20, 2018

Call for Curators: Derryberry Art Gallery, Tennessee Technological University

  The Joan Derryberry Art Gallery at Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville, TN invites individual artists to submit proposals for exhibition opportunities during the Academic years 2019-2020 and 2021-2022.  We welcome submission in all …

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May 14, 2018 - August 1, 2018

Call to Artists: 2018 Bank of the Arts National Juried Exhibition

Submit your work to the 2018 Bank of the Arts National Juried Exhibition! This prestigious exhibit showcases local, regional, and national art in the Main Gallery at Bank of Arts. Featuring $6000 in prizes and honoraria, the National Juried Exhibition …

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May 14, 2018 - August 5, 2018

Art Vendors Needed: Arts on the Perquimans

The Perquimans Arts League will be holding its 8th “Arts on the Perquimans” Saturday, October 8, 2018. To learn more about this arts fair, and to apply for a booth, click here!

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May 7, 2018 - August 10, 2018

Call to Artists: Made in NC Awards

The Made in NC Awards are for all you North Carolina makers, bakers, crafters, and creators. Maybe you run a small microbrewery or sell handmade soaps at your local farmers market. Perhaps you’re a skilled woodworker or create incredible custom clothin …

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May 21, 2018 - August 23, 2018

Call to Artists: Aesthetica Art Prize

The Aesthetica Art Prize is a celebration of excellence in art from across the world. It offers both emerging and established artists the opportunity to showcase their work to a wider audience, and further their engagement with the international art wo …

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January 31, 2018 - August 31, 2018

Call to Artists: Aesthetica Art Prize

Aesthetica Art Prize Now Open for Entries Hosted by Aesthetica Magazine, the Aesthetica Art Prize is a celebration of excellence in art from across the world. It offers both emerging and established artists the opportunity to showcase their work to a w …

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April 13, 2018 - August 31, 2018

Volunteers Needed: Asheville Film Festival

Do you have a love for film and want to help a great organization? We need you to help us prepare for the 2018 Asheville Film Festival. Your enthusiasm, commitment and hard work enable the festival to pursue its mission of celebrating great acting and …

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January 24, 2018 - September 8, 2018

Call to Artists: Images of WNC

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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May 21, 2018 - September 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

Call to Artists: Craft Hilton Head 2018

CraftHiltonHead2018, 6th National Juried Fine Art Craft Guild Exhibition seeks 2D and 3D fine art craft entries that encompass exemplary creativity, experimentation, and imagination, showcasing what can be accomplished with few restrictions. Up to 90 w …

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May 14, 2018 - October 20, 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

Art Vendors Needed: Art Market at Greenlife

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