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 to Performers: Y.E.S. Emerging Artists Fund

The 2019 Y.E.S. Emerging Artists Fund is a program to support young performers by providing scholarships for graduating high school seniors pursuing a career in the performing arts. A limited number of Emerging Artists Fund scholarships beginning at $1 …

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February 15, 2019 - March 1, 2019

Call for Artists: Mural in Tuscaloosa, AL

Egan’s Bar, a longtime bar in Tuscaloosa in conjunction with Buffalo Rock Pepsi and the Arts and Humanities Council of Tuscaloosa are seeking proposals from artists or artist teams for the commission of a site specific outdoor mural to be installed on …

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December 14, 2018 - March 1, 2019

Call to Artists: Plyspace Residency Program

About The Program PlySpace is an artist-in-residence program dedicated to offering visual artists, writers, performers, designers, and other creative individuals time and space to investigate and pursue their own practices. Additionally, it serves as a …

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February 6, 2019 - March 1, 2019

Call for Vendors: NC Folk Fest

The 2019 NC Folk Festival is gearing up for another fun year in downtown Greensboro, NC. Join us in the Marketplace September 6-8, 2019   To apply, you will need: Photos- three of your work, one of your booth. $30 application fee General business …

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February 11, 2019 - March 1, 2019

Call for Artists: Performing Arts Touring Grants

Funds up to $7,500 to support organizations presenting out-of-state, Southern performers. Deadline: March 4, 2019 The Performing Arts Touring grant program is an opportunity for presenting arts organizations in South Arts’ nine-state region to receive …

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December 5, 2018 - March 4, 2019

Call for Artists: Abstract 2019

Art-Competition.net is proud to announce the international art call for an exhibition and Fine Art Grant “Abstract 2019”. For this group exhibition, the curators are seeking art of any subject created as abstraction. Twenty artists will be selected for …

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January 18, 2019 - March 4, 2019

Call for Artists: Spartanburg Art Museum

Spartanburg Art Museum is seeking proposals for solo and group exhibitions for 2019-2020. We’re interested in all types of work that address contemporary issues and concerns, use traditional materials in unusual ways, and elevate our visitors’ experien …

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February 11, 2019 - March 7, 2019

Call for Artists: 2019 National Prize Show

2019 National Prize Show Juried by Camilo Alvarez and Steve Locke About the National Prize Show: Over the course of 17 exhibits, the Cambridge Art Association’s National Prize Show has featured work by over 1,500 contemporary American artists. Past art …

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January 18, 2019 - March 11, 2019

Call for Artists & Photographers: Winter Imagination

Art-Competition.net is proud to announce the Art Call Winter Imagination 2019. There will be 5 Winners and 10 Honorable Mentions. This competition is open to all artists and photographers worldwide. The participant can submit any still art medium, incl …

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January 25, 2019 - March 11, 2019

Call for Artists: NC Pastel Exhibition

The North Carolina Statewide Pastel Juried Exhibition is a collaboration of three pastel societies: The Appalachian Pastel Society (APS), the Pastel Society of North Carolina (PSNC) and the Piedmont Pastel Society (PPS). Our mission is to inspire artis …

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February 15, 2019 - March 15, 2019

RFQ: Hillsborough, NC Public Art Project

The Hillsborough Arts Council (HAC) and the Orange County Arts Commission (OCAC), in partnership with the Town of Hillsborough, are seeking an artist to design, fabricate, and install an exterior, permanent piece of public art for the gateway entrance …

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February 11, 2019 - March 15, 2019

Call to Artists: Arts in the Airport

The Arts & Culture Alliance of Greater Knoxville and the Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority (McGhee Tyson Airport) announce a call for entries for the 21st Arts in the Airport, a juried exhibition developed to allow regional artists to compet …

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February 1, 2019 - March 17, 2019

Call for Artists: Music Video Asheville

Last year, 80+ local musicians and filmmakers submitted their Music Videos for consideration in this growing event. Twenty seven videos were selected to be shown at the sold out screening making them eligible for awards and prizes. Prizes for winners w …

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January 11, 2019 - March 19, 2019

Call for Artists: South Atlantic Juried Exhibition

The SOUTH-ATLANTIC JURIED EXHIBITION is open to all professional artists who reside in Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, Washington, DC, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida. Artists are invited to submit up to three works completed wi …

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February 15, 2019 - March 25, 2019

Call For Regional Emerging Artists in Residence

Artspace seeks two artists to participate in the 6-month Regional Emerging Artist Residency (July – December 2019). Resident artists receive 24-hour access to a private rent-free studio. The Residency concludes with a one-month exhibition at Artspace. …

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February 6, 2019 - April 1, 2019

Call for Artists: Hot Works Orchard Lake Fine Art Show

Event Summary: Hot Works 17th annual Orchard Lake Fine Art Show July 27 & 28, 2019 is in the heART of West Bloomfield, MI. Voted one of Sunshine Artist’s top 100 art shows in America–10 years in a row & has won many awards from MI Festivals …

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December 14, 2018 - April 3, 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 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 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

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