Opportunities

Calls for Artists, Fellowships and More

City of Hastings, MN – Call for Public Art Proposals
The city-sponsored Public Arts Grant Task Force in Hastings is currently seeking artists to submit proposals for designs for the exterior of a warming house (a repurposed metal shipping container) located at Levee Park. This is a grant funded opportunity. Additional Information  Deadline: August 14

Jerome Foundation – Fellowship for Emerging Artists
2017 Jerome Foundation Fellowship for Emerging Artists is open to those Artists who have an ongoing commitment to working in the arts, rather than engaging in art as a hobby, pastime or occasional pursuit and who have already completed their training if they have decided to pursue formal training at all. Additional Information  Deadline: September 15

Afton Art in the Park – Call for Artists
The 39th Annual Afton Art in the Park will be celebrated in the historic village of Afton, Minnesota, on Saturday, September 23 and Sunday, September 24, 2017. The event will feature more than 90 vendors of fine art and traditional craft. While this is not a juried art show, the coordinators give consideration to each artist application to ensure variety of art adn limit the number of artists with similar product. Hand-made, high quality, original art only. Additional information  Deadline: September 1

Eau Claire Regional Arts Council – Call for Artists & Florists
The Eau Claire Regional Arts Council is seeking visual artists and florists to participate in the Janet Carson Gallery’s group exhibit: Fabulous Florals & Fine Art. This annual exhibit will run January 17-21, 2018. Fabulous Florals & Fine Arts is a five-day exhibit pairing visual art with floral interpretations of each art piece. We invite visual artists to submit images of their completed work to our jury. Artists may submit up to five pieces. Selected works of art will be on exhibit in the Janet Carson Gallery and will be the inspiration for a floral design’s interpretation. Additional information   Deadline: September 29

The Phipps Center for the Arts – Call for Artists
In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway, artists nationwide are encouraged to submit work for “HeART of the River.” With a full year notice, The Phipps encourages artists to explore the Riverway and let their experiences inspire their art to submit for this show. Submission in all media are encouraged and will be juried by members of the Visual Arts Council. Additional information  Deadline: September 1, 2018

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

Franconia Sculpture Park – Casket Gallery Proposals
In 2011, Franconia Sculpture Park established an urban home at the Casket Arts Community Complex in Northeast Minneapolis, MN at 1781 Jefferson St. NE. Franconia in the City @ Casket offers an outdoor sculpture exhibition and an indoor gallery space for exhibitions of two- and three-dimensional art. To submit an exhibition proposal for this gallery space please see further details and guidelines below. 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.