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Calls to Artists

Open calls for exhibitions, festivals, design and teaching opportunities. Listed by due date. 

One Month Exhibition with Events Included

Charlotte, NC

Deadline:

Submission Fee:

$20 to apply,
$600 to exhibit plus 20% commission

The Long Room, a multi-use event space in Plaza Midwood, is seeking artists to exhibit! Exhibition includes one month with art up on the walls, a 2 hr opening event rental, a 90 minute artist talk event rental, and a 2 hr closing event rental.

Send images or video of 3-4 work samples to Sarah Harkins at contact@thelongroomcharlotte.com with the subject line "Artist Exhibition" along with a $20 app fee payable at thelongroomcharlotte.com

NC Artists Exhibition

Raleigh, NC

Deadline:

June 15, 2024

Submission Fee:

$35

* $10,000 in awards.
* Artists may submit two original works.
* Exhibit will be open for five weeks at the Contemporary Art Museum Raleigh.

2025 Embracing Our Differences International Art Exhibition

Sarasota, FL

Deadline:

July 1, 2024

Submission Fee:

None

Embracing Our Differences is seeking submissions for an outdoor juried art exhibit featuring 50 billboard size images created by local, national and international artists. The display reflects the artists' interpretations of the theme " embracing our differences." The exhibit will be on display January 19 through April 13, 2025 in two locations in Sarasota and St. Petersburg Florida. The winning artworks combine a deep understanding of both medium and message. Awards are given for "Best-in-Show Adult," "Best-in-Show Student," and "People's Choice" categories, with the last chosen by exhibit visitors to each location.

Hot and Cold Group Show

Mooresville, NC

Deadline:

July 12, 2024

Submission Fee:

$25

Show is July 23-Sep 26. This is a themed show. The theme of “hot & cold“ is up to the artist’s interpretation. Suggestions are, but are not limited to: hot & cold as temperatures; hot & cold as color temperatures and values; hot & cold as subject matter.

As long as the submitted artwork meets the criteria specified in the show prospectus and presentation guidelines, work will be accepted at intake and included in the exhibit. Please read the entire prospectus for complete information.

ONE entry per artist is allowed for this show. This exhibit will be on display in Mooresville Arts Center Gallery.

Avant Garde Group Show

Mooresville, NC

Deadline:

July 12, 2024

Submission Fee:

$25

Show is July 23-Sept 26. This is a themed show. The theme of “avant-garde“ is up to the artist’s interpretation. The Google definition of avant-garde is "new and unusual or experimental ideas, especially in the arts or the people introducing them."

As long as the submitted artwork meets the criteria specified in the show prospectus and presentation guidelines, work will be accepted at intake and included in the exhibit.

Please read the entire prospectus for complete information.
ONE entry per artist is allowed for this show.
This exhibit will be on display in Mooresville Arts' Skylight Gallery.

Exhibition Proposals for Central Piedmont Art Galleries

Charlotte, NC

Deadline:

August 1, 2024

Submission Fee:

None

CPCC has multiple galleries spread across six campuses. Submit exhibition proposals by email. See info in link.

Theatre Charlotte's Season 97 Art Exhibit

Charlotte, NC

Deadline:

August 1, 2024

Submission Fee:

None

This opportunity is offered to Charlotte-area artists who are willing to curate and hang their own shows. This call to artists is for shows in our 2024/2025 season, our 97th mainstage season.

Theatre Charlotte is seeking collections of art that pair thematically with their 2024/2025 shows:
The Drowsy Chaperone, 1984, A Christmas Carol, The Play That Goes Wrong, Violet, Stick Fly, and Every Brilliant Thing.

6 By Exhibit

Fayetteville, NC

Deadline:

August 4, 2024

Submission Fee:

$30

Show your small works of art at Cape Fear Studios! The 6 by Exhibit caters to visual artists of any medium. One dimension of each creation must measure 6” before framing. Exhibit opening reception: Friday, September 27th, 6-8 pm.

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