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.

Call for Teaching Artists: Tryon Arts & Craft School

Tryon Arts & Craft School is seeking artists to teach in 2019 and 2020. You can submit your own proposal, or apply for specific openings in: Ceramic Glaze Calculation Flamework (Glass) * Hand Quilting Lapidary Macramé Obvara Raku Welding * Wood Car …

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March 8, 2019 - April 30, 2019

Call for Artists: Asheville Gallery of Art

Asheville Gallery of Art Invites Area Artists to Submit Work The Asheville Gallery of Art, in its exciting venue at 82 Patton Avenue in Asheville, invites area artists to apply for membership. The Asheville Gallery of Art (AGA) is an artists’ cooperati …

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March 15, 2019 - April 30, 2019

Call for Artists: Carolina Bohemian Jam

In celebration of Woodstock’s golden anniversary, artists from all over NC are invited to apply for Carolina Bohemian Jam on August 15-18. Learn more and apply here.

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March 29, 2019 - April 30, 2019

Call for Writers: Literary Arts Touring Grants

Funds up to $2,500 to support organizations presenting out-of-state, Southern writers. Deadline: May 1, 2019 The Literary Arts Touring grant program offers presenting organizations the opportunity to receive financial support to engage Southern writers …

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December 5, 2018 - May 1, 2019

Call to Artists: WNC Top Dog

For our second annual Top Dog Contest, presented by Prestige Subaru, we’re offering three chances to win! In addition to a photo contest, we’re offering a video category this year. And the Prestige Subaru Choice Award offers the opportunity to be a Pre …

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March 8, 2019 - May 1, 2019

Job Opportunity: Ashe County Arts Council Seeks Executive Director

The Ashe County Arts Council seeks an energetic and visionary leader to serve as the organization’s next Executive Director, succeeding its executive of 30 years, Jane Lonon, who retires June 30, 2019. The Arts Council enriches the cultural life of the …

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April 10, 2019 - May 1, 2019

Job Opportunity: Visitor Services Coordinator at WCU Fine Art Museum

This is an exciting, entry level position which provides the opportunity to gain experience in many aspects of the WCU Fine Art Museum. The Visitor Services Coordinator engages visitors to the WCU Fine Art Museum by promoting a welcoming and educationa …

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April 17, 2019 - May 3, 2019

Call for Artists: Knoxville Photo 2019

Call for Entries: Knoxville Photo 2019 Exhibition The Arts & Culture Alliance of Greater Knoxville announces a call for photographic works for its seventh annual Knoxville Photo 2019. The national call for entries is open to all artists. This jurie …

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February 15, 2019 - May 5, 2019

Call for Vendors: Spring Arts Festival at Salvage Station

Artists are encouraged to apply for at table for the Spring Arts Festival at Salvage Station on May 12 from 1-5. It is free to apply, but if accepted the 10×10 booth is $75. Email Lauren to apply or to request more information: laurenkazmarekart@gmail. …

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March 29, 2019 - May 10, 2019

Job Opening: Program Coordinator at the NC Glass Center

About the Organization: The North Carolina Glass Center is a non-profit, public access glass art facility and gallery. Dedicated to education, exploration, and collaboration in all forms of glass, our low-cost shared studios help emerging artists launc …

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April 10, 2019 - May 10, 2019

Call for Artists: Black & White Photo Competition

PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST BLACK AND WHITE 2019 COMPETITION Submission Deadline: May 13, 2019 (12:00 Midnight EST) Curator Selection: on or before May 20, 2019 Artist Notification: on or before May 20, 2019 Grant Announcement: on or before May 20, 2019 Exhibi …

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April 10, 2019 - May 13, 2019

Call to College Artists: Abstract 2019

ART CONTEST FOR COLLEGE STUDENT ARTISTS AND PHOTOGRAPHERS – ABSTRACT 2019 Submission Deadline: May 13, 2019 (12:00 Midnight EST) Curator Selection: on or before May 17, 2019 Artist Notification: on or before May 20, 2019 Grant Announcement: on or befor …

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April 10, 2019 - May 13, 2019

Call for Artists: Blowing Rock Plein Air Festival

The Blowing Rock Art & History Museum (BRAHM) seeks professional and amateur painters to participate in the area’s second Blowing Rock Plein Air Festival (outdoor painting festival). The festival invites painters of all levels to come experience th …

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March 29, 2019 - May 15, 2019

Grant: The Hopper Prize

The Hopper Prize is offering multiple individual artist grants totaling $5,000.00 USD awarded through an open call art competition juried by leading contemporary curators. Program Highlights $5,000.00 USD in total awards for visual artists + 5 artists …

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March 4, 2019 - May 21, 2019

Call for Artists: Hot Works Asheville Fine Arts Show

Hot Works’ 4th Asheville Fine Art Show, October 26 & 27, 2019 is outdoors in downtown Asheville – a premium location in Pack Square Park. Last weekend of October is one of Asheville’s busiest weekends of the year – during the most beautiful time of …

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February 11, 2019 - June 15, 2019

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 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

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

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

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