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Artist Opportunities

Gallery Exhibits, RFQs/RFPs, and the Arts Market

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Call for Artists

Spring Juried Art Show

Spring Juried Art Show Call for Entries

The Jacksonville-Onslow Council for the Arts invites submissions for our Spring Juried Art 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.  Please be sure to download and read the 2018 Spring Juried Art Show Call for Artists linked below for full details and submission requirements.

Entry fees: $25 for CFTA members and $35 for non-CFTA members

Prizes to be awarded:

Best in Show $200

2nd Place $100

3rd Place $75

Artistic Merit $50

(2) Honorable Mention Ribbons


Intake Dates:  Wednesday, April 17 –  Wednesday May 2, 2018,  10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Opening Reception: Friday, May 4, 2018 from 6 to 8 p.m.

Show Dates: Friday, May 4 – Friday June 15, 2018, during regular business hours

2018 Spring Juried Art Show Call for Artists


Clean Eatz is looking for mural artists! They need their logo (pictured below) painted on the side of their Jacksonville, N.C. location. Email them at Jacksonville@cleaneatz.com with your inquiry today!

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.