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.

Grant Opportunity: Innovate Grant for Artists & Photographers

Innovate Grant is a new initiative that supports artists and photographers through quarterly grants. Innovate Grant distributes (2) $550.00 grant awards each quarter, to one Visual Artist and one Photographer. In addition to receiving a grant, winners …

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March 29, 2019 - June 18, 2019

Call for Artists: Playful Art (City of Asheville)

Project: Playful Art – an interactive and playful experiential installation for all ages Compensation: $250 honorarium if invited to submit proposal; $30,000 (includes all installation costs) if chosen to develop and fabricate the Playful Art-themed pi …

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June 10, 2019 - June 20, 2019

Call for Instructors: TACS Seeks 2019 & 2020 Art Instructors

Tryon Arts & Crafts School, Tryon, NC, welcomes unique ideas for creative learning experiences from locally and regionally based artists. – – – You are invited to submit to: (1) TACS’ open calling for course proposals, or (2) one of the specific po …

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March 6, 2019 - June 28, 2019

Call for Artists: Aesthetica Art Prize 2019

The Aesthetica Art Prize invites both emerging and established practitioners to submit their work and further their involvement with the international art world. Hosted by the art and culture publication, Aesthetica Magazine, it has supported artists s …

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March 21, 2019 - June 28, 2019

Artist in Residence Opportunity: LimaQ

LimaQ residency program welcomes artists and related, during the 21-days period to develop projects related to, – Andean cosmovision – Pre-Inca and Inca civilizations – Lima, city of syncretism   The objective of the program is to create an environment …

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June 3, 2019 - June 30, 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

Grant Opportunity for Jazz Musicians

Jazz Road Grants from South Arts Offer Direct Support for Touring Jazz Artists South Arts is now accepting applications for the newly-launched Jazz Road Tours program, offering grants of up to $15,000 to support tours by emerging and mid-career jazz ar …

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May 3, 2019 - August 1, 2019

Call to Art Vendors: Arts at The Mill

Mooresville Arts and The Mill are partnering again to bring Arts at The Mill – a fine arts festival to Mooresville, North Carolina in November 2019. The festival will be held indoors, at The Mill (500 S Main St Mooresville, NC 28115) on Friday, Novembe …

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May 3, 2019 - August 2, 2019

Call for Artists: AAAC Ruby Ball!

CALL FOR ARTISTS AND DESIGNERS The Asheville Area Arts Council is thrilled to celebrate the 15th Color Ball. This year’s Ruby Ball will commemorate the 40th anniversary of the AAAC on September 21, 2019. Over 600 patrons of the arts will don attire in …

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May 24, 2019 - August 30, 2019

Call for Artists: Aesthetica Art Prize

Aesthetica Art Prize is 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 wi …

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June 3, 2019 - August 31, 2019

Call for Artists: Aesthetica Art Prize

Aesthetica Art Prize is 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 wi …

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December 14, 2018 - August 31, 2019

Art Vendors Needed: Superfine! Art Fair

For the second year in a row, Superfine! is coming to Union Market in Washington DC. We’re inviting top emerging artists and curators to apply for a booth at the foremost artist-driven art fair. An easy, efficient exhibition guided by our expert curato …

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June 3, 2019 - September 4, 2019

Call for Sculpture Artists: 34th Annual Sculpture Celebration

Subject:          Call for Sculpture Artists – 34th Annual Sculpture Celebration Who:                Caldwell Arts Council, Lenoir, North Carolina When:              Saturday, September 7, 2019, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Where:            T.H. Broyhill Wal …

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June 7, 2019 - September 6, 2019

Call for Photographers: WNC Magazine Photo Contest

WNC magazine’s 4th annual Images of WNC Photo Contest, presented by Asheville Regional Airport, is open to professional and amateur photographers. From outdoor splendor to quaint small towns and intriguing locals—entries can include any subject that ca …

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June 3, 2019 - September 30, 2019

Call to Artists: Monthly Exhibits at Farm Burger

Farm Burger is looking for local artists be featured in monthly art displays! Farm Burger, a local based casual dining restaurant, is seeking local artists to be featured in their monthly art displays. The artist receives 100% of sales from art proceed …

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January 11, 2019 - January 1, 2020