Opportunities

Calls for Artists, Fellowships and More

The Phipps Center for the Arts – Artist Call for Spirit of the St. Croix Art Festival
The Phipps Center for the Arts and Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau is accepting applications for artists to participate in the Spirit of St. Croix Art Festival, which will run September 26-27, 2015.  We will continue to accept submissions until all the booths are full.  We currently still have openings. Additional information

45th Parallel Distillery – Artist Call for Barrels & Bluegrass
Barrels & Bluegrass, celebration of the art of distilling spirits and local music and art, is a new addition to Take Me to the River this year and is looking for local artists interested in displaying and selling art at 45th Parallel during this one day festival. Interested artists should contact Shafer at shafer@45thparalleldistillery.com

Afton Art in the Park – Artist Call for Art in the Park
Afton Area Business Association is looking for artists of hand-made, high quality, original Art for Art in the Park September 26-27. While this is not a juried art show, the coordinators give consideration to each artist application to ensure variety of art and limit number of artists with similar product. Additional information

Beaver Creek Reserve – Plein Air Painting Contest
The Eau Claire Regional Arts Council and Beaver Creek Reserve are seeking artists for a plein air painting contest on Saturday, October 3, 2015. The event will coincide with the Manyfires Art Fair & Falling Leaves Art Tour and is part of the Beaver Creek Reserve Family Fall Festival. A grand prize of $250 will be awarded to the Best in Show. Various other non-cash prizes will also be awarded. Registration deadline: September 11  Additional Information | Registration Form

Gallery 120 – Calling all Artists, Art Lovers, and/or Dog Lovers!
Gallery 120 is looking for Dog Art for the October show that opens on Friday, October 9th.  The evening will feature a silent auction, live auction, and presentation by Tom Coleman from the nonprofit organization Pawsitivity.  This fundraiser will support the training of a service dog for a young person. Dog items will also be for sale at Global M.A.D.E. with a portion of the sales donated to Pawsitivity. Deadline: September 25 Interested artists should contact Ila June Brown-Pratt at ijbrownpratt@aol.com

Stillwater Art Guild Gallery – Call for Artists
The Stillwater Art Guild Gallery’s River Room is prime exhibition and retail space available for rent by individuals and groups of artists. Tasteful, neutral walls make artwork pop. Warm spot lighting with adjustable brightness directs visitors gaze. Pedestals and moveable free-standing walls are available at no additional cost. You may submit a proposal as an individual or a group. Submissions are accepted on an ongoing basis and reviewed quarterly. Additional Information

Dunn Brothers Oakdale – Call for Exhibiting Artists
Dunn Brothers Oakdale is looking for exhibiting artists who are interested in displaying their work at the coffee shop for two month terms.

Walker Art Center – Design Fellowship Program
Since 1980, the Walker Art Center Design department has maintained a graphic design fellowship program that provides recent graduates (both undergrad and grad) the opportunity to work in a professional design studio environment. Fellows are employed full-time for one year and are assigned a wide range of graphic design projects, from identities and related collateral for programs and exhibitions, to assisting the design director and designers with large-scale initiatives such as catalogues, campaigns, wayfinding systems, and  websites. Additional information

mnartists.org is an online database of Minnesota artists and organizations from all disciplines. In addition to providing artists and organizations with a web page containing images and information, mnartists.org provides news and features about the local arts scene from a variety of sources. They have many calls for artists from throughout Minnesota posted on their Opportunities page.