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Artist Opportunities

Gallery Exhibits, RFQs/RFPs, and the Arts Market

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**Please note that as of Tuesday, June 12, our regular business hours are 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

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Call for Artists

Colors of Summer Show 2018

Colors of Summer Show Call for Artists

The Jacksonville-Onslow Council for the Arts invites submissions for our Colors of Summer Show

We invite all artists, inside and outside of Onslow County, to submit up to three works. All forms of media will be accepted.  Works must be family-friendly for inclusion.  There are no entry fees for this show. 

TO SUBMIT ARTWORK, PLEASE:

  1. Fill out the online submission form – this is for both new artists and returning artists (click the button below)
  2. Read the submission guidelines (click the button below)
  3. Bring in artwork between Tuesday, July 24 – Tuesday, July 31, during regular business hours
  • A submission form is required for all artists, whether they’ve submitted work to us before or not.

IMPORTANT DATES:

  • Intake Dates: Tuesday, July 24 – Tuesday, July 31, during regular business hours
  • Opening Reception: Friday, August 3, 6-8 p.m..
  • Show Dates: Friday, August 3 – Friday, August 31
  • Artwork Pick-Up: Tuesday, September 4 – Friday, September 7, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

All pieces must be picked up by 12 p.m., September 7th

Fiber & Clay Show, CFTA September

 

Fiber & Clay Art Show Call for Entries

The Jacksonville-Onslow Council for the Arts invites submissions for our Fiber & Clay Art Show!

We invite all artists, inside and outside of Onslow County, to submit up to three works that are comprised of at least 50% of either clay or fiber.  Works must be family-friendly for inclusion.

 TO SUBMIT ARTWORK, PLEASE:

  1. Fill out the online submission form – this is for both new artists and returning artists (click the button below)
  2. Read the submission guidelines (click the button below)
  3. Bring in artwork between Friday, August 17 – Friday, August 31, during regular business hours
  • A submission form is required for all artists, whether they’ve submitted work to us before or not.

 

Important Dates to Remember:

  • Intake Dates:  Friday, August 17 – Friday, August 31, 2018
  • Opening Reception: Friday, September 7, 2018, 6-8 p.m.
  • Show Dates: Tuesday, September 4 – Friday, September, 28, 2018, during regular business hours
  • Art Pickup Dates: Tuesday, October 2 – Friday, October 5, 2018, during regular business hours

Helpful Links:

In an effort to help emerging artists feel confident in submitting work for upcoming shows at the Council, we’ve gathered a few helpful links. Click a button below to view video content about how to prepare canvas and framed art for display.



Arts Market Sales Opportunities:

The Arts Council also consistently seeks quality visual artists for inclusion in the recently expanded Arts Market at 826 New Bridge Street in downtown Jacksonville.  All mediums are welcome.

Please review the Arts Council Consignment Contract for Gallery and Arts Market Sales.  Contact the Gallery Manager at 910-455-9840 or email us for information, assistance or to schedule a time to review your work.