Opportunities

Calls for Artists, Fellowships and More

ArtReach St. Croix – Call for Exhibiting Artists
ArtReach St. Croix seeks submissions from artists wishing to exhibit their work in the St. Croix Galleries at ArtReach St. Croix as part of a 3-5 person exhibition. Exhibitions run 6-7 weeks with openings beginning in February 2020. Applications will be juried by the Visual Arts Committee and staff of ArtReach St. Croix and invited guest jurors. Additional information Deadline: August 31, 2019 at midnight

The Zephyr Theatre – Call for Exhibiting Artists
The Art Gallery at Zephyr Theatre, Stillwater, invites St. Croix Valley artists to submit visual works for inclusion in the gallery’s up-coming exhibition, “Gardens.” The exhibition will open September 20th and run through October 30th. This exhibition is designed to complement the Zephyr’s musical/theatrical production of “The Secret Garden.” Visual art representing the four seasons of a garden, park or arbor will be featured. Portraits of trees, flowers and other flora will also be included.Commisions will not be charged, donations by participating artists will be welcome and are, of course, not required. There are many ways to exhibit your work and also to volunteer/contribute to the Zephyr! For additional information, contact Deborah Healy, Art Gallery Director, 651 300 8271

Arcola Mills Historic Foundation – Artist Work Space
Arcola Mills Historic Foundation is pleased to invite Twin Cities and St. Croix Valley-based artists to create in a space that is tranquil, restorative and inspiring. Arcola’s Greek Revival-era mansion has an open, spacious main level, eight studio rooms and a walk-in basement. There is plenty of natural light throughout the house, as well as windows for looking out on the wild and scenic St. Croix River Valley in every room. The property also includes a trail that winds through the surrounding woods. Answer this call to create at Arcola Mills by contacting us at info@arcolamills.org.

Afton Art in the Park – Accepting Artist Applications
The Afton Area Business Associate is now accepting artist applications for Afton Art in the Park on September 21-22. The committee will only consider hand-made, high quality, original artwork. While this is not a juried art show, the committee gives consideration to each artist application to ensure a variety of art and to limit the number of artists in a certain category. Additional information Deadline: September 1, 2019

Washington County 4-H – Creative Arts Committee
The Washington County 4-H program is looking for volunteers to serve on the Creative Arts committee and teachers for their Creative Arts Day at the Washington County Fairgrounds on February 16. Possible art projects include: macrame, wood burning, painting a mini-mandela on a rock or another medium (acrylic or enamel), anime/cartooning/drawing, dream catcher or a weaving project, polymer clay. Projects need to fit into available time slots. Additional information

Art Trolley Adventures – Call for Artists
Wahoo! Adventures is seeking fun loving artists for a new St. Croix Valley trolley tour call “Art Trolley Adventures.” Our goal is to continue to grow the Valley as a “go to” art inspired destination by making it hassle-free, fun and unique. Our plan is to offer this tour once/month starting in June and ending in September. Artists interested in being on this tour, should contact Kerri at kerri@mywahooadventures.com Additional Information 

Marine Mills Folk School – Become an Instructor
Marine Mills Folk School offers hands-on,experiential classes in a variety of arts and crafts pursuits.  If you’re interested in becoming an instructor at MMFS, we would love to hear from you. Additional information

St. Croix Valley Folk School – Become an Instructor
Do you have a skill that you’d love to share with others?  Please fill out the Instructor Application and let St.Croix Valley Folk School know how you would like to get involved. Additional information

Stillwater Veterans Memorial – Call for Volunteers
The Stillwater Veterans Memorial is looking for volunteers with fine motor skills and an attention to detail in repainting pavers. A training session would be provided along with all necessary artist supplies, paints, sitting and kneeling pads, etc. This is work that can be done at the volunteer’s convenience. The volunteers will be publicly recognized for their contribution to the honoring of veterans at the Memorial. Prospective volunteers can call John Kraemer at 651-439-4350.

The Power of the St. Croix Utility Box Mural Project – Call for Artists
Winner of the 2018 Great Idea Competition Grant from the Stillwater Area Foundation, The Power of the St. Croix Utility Box Project is seeking artists to beautiful utility boxes in Stillwater and Marine on St.Croix. Proposals for two-dimensional murals that relate to the beauty and/or history of the St. Croix River are encouraged. Painting or photography that is realistic or abstract will be considered, and there is $500 available for artists to complete each box. Additional information Deadline: March 31, 2019 for Spring 2019 installation

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.