Opportunities

Calls for Artists, Fellowships and More

ArtReach St. Croix – Call for Exhibiting Artists
ArtReach St. Croix is seeking artists to exhibit their work in our beautiful gallery space in historic Stillwater, Minnesota, beginning in early 2019 and continuing into the year. 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 submit applications. All forms of creative work are encouraged. All two- and three-dimensional media, subject matters and styles are welcome including–but not limited to–painting, textile, printmaking, mixed media, pottery, sculpture, glass, ceramics, jewelry, book art, encaustic, wood and photography. All entries will be reviewed by a jury comprised of members of ArtReach St. Croix’s Visual Arts Committee, staff and guest jurors. Applications will accepted online, or by email or mail using this application form. Submission fee of $25 is waived for current members of ArtReach St. Croix. Entry Deadline: October 15, 2018

ArtReach St. Croix – Holiday Pop-up Gallery Artist Application
The ArtReach Downtown Pop-up Shop is a holiday gift gallery with high quality, well-crafted pieces with price points ranging from impulse buy to signature showpieces. We are looking for pottery, contemporary jewelry, fiber arts, woodworking, printmaking, paintings, glass art, sculpture, music and literary art.  In an effort to create the most beautiful and cohesive pop-up gallery, we may limit the number of artists in a particular medium. Consideration for participation in the 2018 ArtReach Downtown Pop-up Shop is limited to current artists members, and new and renewing members are welcome. We rely on our participating artists to contribute their best work. ArtReach Downtown is a high visibility effort at a busy time of year. Additional Information and Print Form | Online Form  Application Deadline: November 1, 2018

Black Dirt Theater – Holiday Card Contest
Black Dirt Theater in Hastings is calling artists of all ages to design a 5×7 holiday card featuring a winter or holiday scene. The selected designs will be included in a special holiday card pack that will be on sale during Black Dirt’s holiday production of “It’s a Wonderful Life.” The contest winner(s) will receive a complimentary pair of tickets to the show during its run. Additional information  Entry Deadline: October 17, 2018

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

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 

Wyoming Area Creative Arts Community – Black & White Art Exhibit
A call for artists for the 4th annual Black & White art show at the Hallberg Center for the Arts is open. One of our most popular and well attended exhibits, this is a challenging exhibit for artists, focusing on form, shape, balance, and composition, without the use of color.  Additional information  Deadline: October 11, 2018 at midnight

Wyoming Area Creative Arts Community – Solo and Duo Art Show Opportunities
This is your chance to have a show at the Hallberg Center for the Arts either on your own or with a complimentary artist.  The Events Committee with the Wyoming Area Creative Arts Community is looking for artists for upcoming shows.  Artists that the Events Committee 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

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. Additional information  

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  

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.

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

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.