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Community Arts & Culture

Artists' Opportunities

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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.

Two calls are currently open:


1.  Call to Artists:  ART + TRANSIT 2019

DESCRIPTION:  The Town of Chapel Hill’s Community Arts & Culture Division seeks local artists to create artworks on the outer windows of select bus shelters in Chapel Hill, NC.  Selected artists will be awarded $1,000 to create and install artworks to be displayed for approximately 12 months.

ELIGIBILITY:  Open to all artists ages 18 and up creating original artwork in Orange County, NC or in neighboring counties.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:  Tuesday, April 23, 2019

>>SEE CALL


2.  Call to Artists:  DOWNTOWN COMMUNITY ARTISTS-IN-RESIDENCE 2019

DESCRIPTION:  The Town of Chapel Hill’s Community Arts & Culture Division seeks four local artists to be Community Artists-in-Residence from mid-June to mid-August 2019 at a pop-up open studio in a vacant storefront at 109 East Franklin Street in downtown Chapel Hill, NC.  Each selected artist will be awarded a $1,000 stipend for this project and will conduct three community workshops that are free and open to the public.

ELIGIBILITY:  Open to all artists ages 18 and up creating original artwork in Orange County, NC.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:  Friday, May 10, 2019

>>SEE CALL

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