The Town of Chapel Hill announces various opportunities for artists throughout the year, including calls to artists, requests for qualifications and requests for proposals, as well as those offered by other arts organizations. Open and upcoming calls to artists sponsored by Community Arts & Culture are posted on this webpage and are also promoted publicly through our email list social media. You may wish to join our email list and follow us on Facebook to learn of future calls to artists from this and other organizations based on your preferences and location.
Community Arts & Culture is partnering with PlayMakers Repertory Company on the call below. Check back mid-summer for the Call to Artists for the annual Juried Exhibitions Series.
Call for Entries: PlayMakers Repertory Company “Native Son” Art Exhibition
DESCRIPTION: PlayMakers Repertory Company seeks mid-sized (17” wide x 22” tall) original works—on paper or digitally rendered—inspired by Richard Wright’s seminal novel “Native Son” or any adaptation for stage or screen, including but not limited to those by Paul Green, Suzan-Lori Parks, or Nambi E. Kelley.
Based on their artistic excellence, up to five finalists will be selected by a jury to be on display in the Joan H. Gillings Center for Dramatic Art Lobby from August 17 through September 29, 2019. The artwork will be framed and displayed with an accompanying artist’s statement. One grand prize winner may also be selected for use in a special edition poster for the PlayMakers production of “Native Son.” All other entries will be on display at the Chapel Hill Public Library during Banned Books Week, September 22–29, 2019.
ELIGABILITY: Open to artists of all ages within Orange, Durham, Wake, Chatham, and Alamance counties.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: Friday, July 26, 2019
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