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Artist Calls

Raleigh Arts

Artist Calls are posted as projects and exhibition opportunities come available. Subscribe to the Arts Flash Newsletter to stay up to date about upcoming calls and Raleigh Arts projects.

Current Artist Calls

Project Name Description Budget Deadline Application

Art Unblocked 2020

This juried exhibition is open to any artist who identifies as having a disability. All entries must be original works of art, wired and ready to hang. No media restrictions; 2D, 3D, and video work will be considered. However, we may only be able to accommodate 3D works up to 24” x 24” x 10”. Up to three entries per artist. Juried with JPEGs.  We encourage emerging artists and experienced artists alike to apply. The exhibition will be on view April 1, 2020 - June 26, 2020, at the Block Gallery, 222 West Hargett Street, Raleigh, NC.
More information about Art Unblocked 2020.
N/A 11:59 p.m. on Dec. 15, 2019



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Barwell Road Public Art

Create stand-alone or integrated artwork along Barwell Road. Potential opportunities include artwork sited at the school/fire-station/community center complex, a stand-alone sculpture and/or artwork integrated into pedestrian paving, lighting, benches/bike racks or other site elements.
More information about the Barwell Road Public Art artist call.
$175,000 10 a.m. on Jan. 27, 2020


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Block2 Video Series

Raleigh Art's Block2 Gallery is an outdoor visual platform for video, digital and new media artists. Viewed after dark, the changing videos aim to expand a viewer's notion of what visual art is and introduce the community to new artists, ideas, and experimental mediums. N/A Rolling If you are interested in submitting material to be considered, please contact Stacy Bloom Rexrode, Curator of Exhibitions and Collections.




Kelly McChesney
Public Art Director

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