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Artist Opportunities

Artists, below you will find call-for-artists for upcoming shows, special events, and more. This page is updated as often as necessary to make sure you have access to current opportunities.

Please be sure to check back frequently to stay up-to-date!

The Jacksonville-Onslow Council for the Arts invites African and African American artists, inside and outside of Onslow County, to submit up to three works. All forms of media will be accepted. 

There are no entry fees for this show


INTAKE: Tuesday, February 2nd –  Friday, February 5th.

SHOW:  Friday, February 12th – Friday, March 26th, during regular business hours

PICK-UP:  Tuesday, March 29th – Friday, April 2nd, during regular business hours, by appointment.

** There will be no reception for this event in order to adhere to ongoing safety protocols regarding COVID-19. Visitors are welcome to view the show during regular business hours at the Council. All visitors are required to wear masks and practice physical distancing. We ask that visitors who feel unwell, please stay home.

Questions? Please email us a jaxarts@jaxarts.com or call during regular business hours at (910) 455-9840.

Please be sure that your artwork meets our requirements for submission! You can review our submission guidelines by clicking the button below.

Ready to fill out your submission form? Great!

Click the button below to get started!

Mascot Design Mock-Up Submission


We are excited to work with area artists to bring this public art initiative to life for our area!

Area artists are invited to submit their mascot design mock-up(s) online for our Adopt a Bulldog mascot.

Designs, if chosen, may be on one of three sizes, Small, Medium, or Large. 

The artists’ payment for each of those sizes is:

  • Sm: $300
  • Med: $800
  • Large: $900

First, please download the submission guidelines and blank submission PDF. Once your design is complete, scan the pages into a single PDF or .doc file then upload it through the submission button below.

Please do not bring a hard copy submission to the Council for the Arts.

If you have any questions, please email them to jaxarts@jaxarts.com.

Thank you and we look forward to seeing your mascot mock-up!

Please click the button below to contact us or call (910) 455-9840, Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.


826 New Bridge St. Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 455-9840

Open Hours

Tuesday - Friday: 10am – 5pm
Weekends & Holidays: Closed