Opportunities

Calls for Artists, Fellowships and More

ArtReach St. Croix – NEA Big Read in the St. Croix Valley Call for Artists
As part of the 2018 Big Read in the St. Croix Valley, ArtReach St. Croix is seeking artists for “Bridges and Borders,” an exhibition of what separates us – naturally, culturally, politically. All forms of creative work are encouraged. Additional information  Deadline: February 28, 2018

ArtReach St. Croix – Call for Artists, Gallery Exhibition Program
ArtReach St. Croix is seeking artists to exhibit their work in our beautiful gallery space in historic Stillwater, Minnesota, beginning in early Fall 2018. Accepted artists will be invited to participate in a collective show running 6-7 weeks. Artists living and/or working in the Lower St. Croix Valley in Minnesota and Wisconsin are especially encouraged to apply. All forms of creative work are will be considered. Additional information  Deadline: February 28, 2018 

The Phipps Center of the Arts – Call for Teaching Artists
The Visual Arts Council seeks experienced teaching artists for an opportunity to help shape the 2018-2019 program of visual arts classes and workshops at The Phipps Center for the Arts in Hudson, Wisconsin.  The target audiences include all ages and skill levels. Applications will be reviewed by members of the Visual Arts Council, a committed group of volunteers. Selected teaching artists will be independent contractors of The Phipps and compensated per class, based on enrollment. Additional information and how to apply  Deadline: January 19

The Phipps Center for the Arts – Visual Arts Program Assistant
The Phipps Center for the Arts in Hudson, Wisconsin, seeks a part-time Visual Arts Program Assistant to manage the gift shop, organize and host special events, coordinate two annual exhibitions, assist Visual Arts Director with an annual art fair and with marketing and promotion for all visual arts programs. The ideal candidate will have a BA or BFA, with at least two years work or internship experience in a professional art or non-profit organization.  This person must be organized, able to multi-task, communicate effectively in writing and in person, and be able to work with a diverse group of people.  Graphic design experience and experience with Microsoft Office and Google docs a plus. Additional information and how to apply  Deadline: January 11

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

River Falls Public Library – The Wisconsin Regional Arts Program (WRAP)
This exhibit, sponsored in part by The UW-Madison Continuing Education Program and River Falls Community Arts Base, relies on artistic contributions by non-professional and developing artists from River Falls and other nearby communities. All community members ages 16+ are welcome to submit work to this show. Special funding may be available for community members unable to afford the $30 registration fee. Additional information  Online Entry Due: January 22, 2018

Benedictine Center – Call for Artists
The Art and Spirituality Team of St. Paul’s Monastery invites all artists to submit sacred art for the 2018 Seeing God Juried Exhibit. They seek works that are rooted in themes drawn from religious traditions, Scripture, nature, the human journey, and/or an interpretation of the mystery of life; show how art reveals a deeper sense of wonder; and are appropriate for the environment that greets the Sisters and guests daily. Cash awards totaling $375 will be awarded. Additional information  Deadline: January 17, 2018

Franconia Sculpture Park – FSP/Jersome Fellowship Program
Fellowships provide the opportunity for artists and/or artist teams to create ambitious new projects and exhibit work while in residence at Franconia Sculpture Park. Franconia’s FSP/Jerome Fellowships are available to artists in New York City (Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, & Staten Island) and Minnesota who consider themselves an emerging artist.  Successful applicants propose new work and clearly demonstrate how a fellowship at Franconia will positively impact their career.  Additional information  Deadline: February 3, 2018 at midnight

Franconia Sculpture Park – 2018 Open Studio Fellowship Program
Fellowships provide the opportunity for artists and/or artist teams to create ambitious new projects and exhibit work while in residence at Franconia Sculpture Park. Successful applicants propose new work and clearly demonstrate how a fellowship at Franconia will positively impact their career. Applicants are encouraged to review the roster of past fellowship artists and their projects.  Additional information  Deadline: February 3, 2018 at midnight

Franconia Sculpture Park – 2018 Intern Artist Program
The Intern Artist Program at Franconia offers undergraduate and graduate students, as well as emerging artists the opportunity to create large-scale three-dimensional artwork, develop their nascent artistic practice, receive mentorship from professional artists-in-residence, conduct public presentations, and participate in public engagement programs while in residency at Franconia. The rural setting and chance to work along side peers & mid-career artists creates a dynamic setting for artists to grow, learn, and mature. Additional information  Deadline: February 10, 2018 at midnight

Science Museum of Minnesota – 2018 Artist at Pine Needles Residency
The Artist at Pine Needles residency program invites natural history artists or writers to spend 2 to 4 weeks to immerse themselves in a field experience, gather resource materials, and interact with environmental scientists and the local community. Applications will accepted from writers and visual artists who focus on environmental or natural history topics. Additional information  Deadline: February 28

Franconia Sculpture Park – Hot Metal Program
The Hot Metal Residency Program offers artists and interns the opportunity to experiment with pattern-making and mold-making, exchange ideas and techniques, and exhibit finished work in a highly visible public park. Franconia transforms the outdoor studio into a temporary foundry for four weeks during the summer and through a collaborative effort, the Hot Metal Residency culminates in two pours with furnaces melting approximately 8,000lbs of iron. Additional information   Deadline: March 10, 2018 at midnight

River Falls Community Arts Base (CAB) – Art on the Kinni Call for Artists
Art on the Kinni (AOK for short) features as many as 70 juried artists, along with a Budding Artist Bridge, Children’s Art Tent, 2 musical venues and 8 food vendors serving tasty cuisine. Many of your friends and neighbors, plus folks from surrounding communities, were among last year’s record crowd of close to 5800 art and fun lovers who provided a steady stream of foot traffic along the scenic Kinnickinnic/White Trail, Heritage Park and Veteran’s Park. CAB is proud to call this our signature event as it has turned out to be a great way to enjoy one of the last days of summer each year in a truly friendly atmosphere. AOK is an annual can’t-mis event in River Falls! Additional information  Deadline: May 15, 2018

River Falls Community Arts Base (CAB) – Call for Exhibiting Artists
Art’s House Gallery in River Falls is looking for artists to show at our gallery from March through December. We are looking for a variety of media including paintings, photos, jewelry, 3D art which can include wood carving, fabric art, glass, etc. Even if you have never shown your art before, please consider showing with us! Each show is for one month. Additional information  

Art Bench Project, City of Eagan – Request for Qualification
In 2017, the City of Eagan installed four art benches in an effort to add to the City’s sense of place, while enhancing resting areas for its residents.  In 2018, Eagan Parks & Recreation will install four additional artist designed and produced benches to represent the unique landscape and neighborhoods of identified locations. Applicants must reside in the State of Minnesota or demonstrate a significant established connection to Minnesota. Specifications and Additional Information  Deadline: January 12, 2018

Wyoming Creative Arts Community – Call of Photographers
The Wyoming (MN) Creative Arts Community is seeking photographic art for its 4th annual “That’s What Eye Saw” exhibition. Photographers are invited to submit up to three pieces for consideration for the exhibition opening January 18. Additional information  Deadline: January 11, 2018 by midnight

Benedictine Center – Call for Artists
The Art and Spirituality Team of St. Paul’s Monastery invites all artists to submit sacred art for the 2018 Seeing God Juried Exhibit. They seek works that are rooted in themes drawn from religious traditions, Scripture, nature, the human journey, and/or an interpretation of the mystery of life; show how art reveals a deeper sense of wonder; and are appropriate for the environment that greets the Sisters and guests daily. Cash awards totaling $375 will be awarded. Additional information  Deadline: January 17, 2018

Wyoming Creative Arts Community – Solo and Duo Exhibition Opportunities
On January 19, Wyoming Creative Arts Community will begin interviewing artists who are interested in having their own show or one with a complimentary artist beginning in 2019. The Events Committee will select artists they feel could have an impact on visitors and would generate excitement and attendance. Artists must have enough quality artwork available to fill the main gallery at the Hallberg Center for the Arts. Additional information

Chateau St. Croix – Call for Artists
Modeled after a French Chateau once owned by a Black Musketeer, Chateau St. Croix Winery is located in the heart of the picturesque St. Croix River Valley in Saint Croix Falls, Wisconsin.  Our gallery space is available for individuals or groups to book for a one month long show.  We have neutral walls, ample windows for natural lighting, and a two-tiered Walker display system.  We focus mainly on mixed media wall art, paintings, and photography for our art gallery. You may submit examples of your work for review as an individual or a group.  Submissions are accepted on a monthly basis.  We are now accepting submissions for consideration for months in 2018 and 2019. Additional information

Franconia in the City @ Casket – Artist Opportunities
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.

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.