Artist Opportunities

You can find various calls for proposals and other opportunities for artistic engagement here!


Special Service Area #33
Wicker Park Bucktown Chamber of Commerce

Request for Proposals: Mural Initiative
SSA #33 is please to bring more murals and public artwork to our neighborhood through our newest mural initiative. The program aims to commission two new murals by Chicago area artists for hosting properties in the neighborhood. The initiative provides a stipend for the artist and aims to be a continuing, annual program with periodic reviews.
Next Review: September 25, 2018
FULL RFP AND DETAILS HERE

Request for Proposals: Window Works
SSA #33 is excited to launch our vacant storefront activation program, Window Works. The program will pair contemporary, local artists with participating properties to activate underutilized storefronts with artwork and installations. Window Works provides artists with a stipend and proposals will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.
Next Review: September 25, 2018
FULL RFP AND DETAILS HERE

 

CALLS FOR ARTISTS


Activate! Chicago Public Space

Call for Placemaking Partners
Activate! Chicago is curating unique artistic and cultural experiences in public space across Chicago. We are seeking submissions from artists, community groups, nonprofits and individuals for ideas to enliven public space through arts and events for all ages.
Deadline: September 1, 2018
MORE HERE


Bucktown Gallery

General Artist Submissions
Bucktown Gallery accepts artist submissions for exhibition in the space and keeps records and files for when future opportunities arise to exhibit accepted artists.
Deadline: Ongoing
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Heaven Gallery

2019 Call for Submissions
Heaven Gallery, a non-profit arts organization, is currently accepting artist proposals and curatorial projects for the 2019 exhibition schedule.
Deadline: September 2, 2018
MORE HERE


Jackson Junge Gallery

Call for Artists: General Submission
Jackson Junge Gallery appreciates interest in showing at the gallery and accepts artist submissions in all media for potential exhibition.
Deadline: Ongoing
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OTHER OPPORTUNITIES


Quimby's Bookstore 

Sell at Quimby's
Do you want to sell your zine at Quimby's? Has a new issue of your minicomic come out? Quimby's Bookstore sells local zines, comics, artist books, and more on consignment. This is for reading material, not postcards, crafts, stickers or owl-shaped ceramic soap holders you sell on Etsy.
Deadline: Ongoing
MORE HERE