The N.C. Arts Council is pleased to share the newest opportunities for artists that have been submitted to us. Please contact the organization listed if you have any questions. The Arts Council does not endorse or recommend any specific opportunities, but provides this list for information only.
Artist opportunities may be submitted to Amy.Hoppe@ncdcr.gov. Please include a one sentence description, deadline, website and/or contact information and indicate whether there are entry fees, awards, honorariums, scholarships, etc.
Click here to learn more about the Regional Artist Project Grants around North Carolina.
The non-competitive festival showcases more than 200 films from all over the world and attracts thousands of cultural travelers who come to celebrate the art-form and connect with peers. Entry fees.
Deadline: Early June 2, Regular June 23, Late July 14, Extended July 28
For more information: http://www.cucalorus.org/submit_a_film.asp
Main Street Rag Publishing Company
Accepting submissions for KAKALAK, featuring the work of NC and SC poets and artists. Entry fee, cash awards, and publication.
Deadline: May 15
For more information: http://www.mainstreetrag.com/
Creative Capital and the Andy Warhol Foundation
The Arts Writers Grant Program supports writers whose work addresses contemporary visual art.
Deadline: May 18
For more information: http://www.artswriters.org/
Southeast Missouri State University Press, Cape Girardeau, Mo.
Seeking short fiction, poetry and essays for their Proud to Be: Writing by American Warriors anthologies. Cash awards and publication.
Deadline: June 1
For more information: http://www.semopress.com/events/proud-to-be-writing-by-american-warriors/
Adirondack Shakespeare Company
Seeking full length and short/one acts for their dramatic writing competition. Entry fee, cash awards, and staged reading.
Deadline: June 1
For more information: http://www.adkshakes.org/Writing_Competition_2016.html
Western Connecticut State, Danbury, Conn.
Accepting nominations for recent titles in fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and writing for young adults for the third annual Houstaonic Book Awards. Cash awards and appearance invitation.
Deadline: June 15
For more information: https://housatonicbookawards.wordpress.com/
Two of Cups Press, Greensboro
Style and theme are open for their annual chapbook contest. Awards and publication.
Deadline: June 15
For more information: https://twoofcupspress.wordpress.com/chapbookcontest/
Alleyway Theatre, Buffalo, N.Y.
Seeking entries for the Maxim Muzumdar New Play Competition. Entry fee, cash awards, and production.
Deadline: July 1
For more information: http://alleyway.com/pdf/MMCompGuidelines.pdf
North Raleigh Arts & Creative Theatre
Auditioning for a performance for Heathers: The Musical.
Auditions: May 2 and 3, 7PM
For more information: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1e-ha9xKMQTYNx8T2Z5Z0P9-s_gvHO9lWpHo7t7X0fjs/viewform?c=0&w=1
City of Raleigh
Invites artists or artist teams to submit qualifications to work as a public art consulting member of the design team of renovation to John Chavis Memorial Park.
Deadline: May 13
For more information: http://www.raleighnc.gov/parks/content/Arts/Articles/CallForArtists.html
The Asheville Area Arts Council
Seeking qualifications and project proposals for artist/s interested in creating a signature mural for The Refinery Creator Space Façade. Compensation.
Deadline: May 31
For more information: firstname.lastname@example.org or http://ashevillearts.com/
Sonoma Community Center, Sonoma, Calif.
Offering a six month ceramics residency living and working at the community center.
Deadline: May 2
For more information: http://www.sonomacommunitycenter.org/artist-in-residence-program.html
Azule has a residency program for performers, writers, architects, builders, musicians, and artists of all types. Fees.
Deadline: March 1, May 15, August 15, and November 1
For more information: http://azule.org/
Clayton Visual Arts, Clayton
Seeking artist vendors for Clayton’s first Cultural Arts and Music Festival, Mondo Roots. Booth fees.
Deadline: April 30
For more information: http://claytonvisualartsnc.org/mondo-roots/
Brookline Arts Center, Boston, Mass.
Invites artists of all media residing in the United States to submit works inspired by gravity. Entry fee.
Deadline: May 14
For more information: http://www.brooklineartscenter.com/gallery/GravityCallForArt
The Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County, Fayetteville
Artists in specific NC counites at all skill levels can participate in the annual Public Works exhibition. Entry fees.
Drop off: May 20 & 21
For more information: http://www.theartscouncil.com/opportunities/
Linus Gallery, Los Angeles, Calif.
Seeking entries for their exhibition Abstract Expressionism. Entry fee.
Deadline: June 3
For more information: http://linusgallery.com/call-for-entries/abstract-expressionism-call-submissions-deadline-june-3-2016/
Arts Council of Moore County, Southern Pines
Seeking entries for the annual juried showcase of art. Cash and purchase awards.
Drop off dates: July 16 & 18
For more information: www.mooreart.org
International Confederation of Arts Critics
The ICAC Art Contest for Emerging and Established Artist awards publication and exhibitions to selected artists. Entry fee.
Deadline: July 20
For more information: http://international-confederation-art-critics.org/art-competition
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