Chicago Artists Coalition helps people connect with opportunities including calls for artists, jobs, grants, and art advising

Chicago Artists Resource

has a new home

We remain committed to sustaining vibrant and accessible artistic communities in Chicago by offering CAR’s online resources on the Chicago Artists Coalition site. Users can still post and find calls for artists, job opportunities, and available art studio space. Emerging artists, curators, and businesses can also learn more about CAC grants and art advising services.

Jobs

Find artist opportunities and available jobs for artists in Chicago.

title
employment type
job type
location
employment type Other
job type Unpaid Internship
location
Chicago
employment type Full Time
job type Permanent
location
Chicago, IL
employment type Part Time
job type Permanent
location
Chicago, IL
Calls for Artists

Connect with businesses and individuals seeking visual and creative artists for art exhibitions, expos, writing or contests.

title
call type
deadline type
deadline
title 312-ART-FEST
call type
deadline type Fixed
deadline
03.19
call type
deadline type Ongoing
deadline
03.19
call type
deadline type Fixed
deadline
03.19
Space Finder

Search available studio space in Chicago for creative professionals and artists.

title
space type
neighbourhood
availability
space type
Rehearsal Space, Performance Space,
neighbourhood Edgewater
availability
space type
Visual Artists Studio,
neighbourhood Ravenswood
availability
all
space type
Visual Artists Studio, Exhibition Space, Rehearsal Space, Performance Space,
neighbourhood Lincoln Park
availability
24 hours
Chicago Artists Coalition Grants
Maker
This unrestricted award opportunity honors Chicago-based contemporary visual artists work actively engages with social or environmental issues.
Coney Family Fund
This annual unrestricted grant awards an outstanding visual artist in the city of Chicago who identifies as Black or African-American.
Spark Microgrants
These fifteen unrestricted micro-grants recognize exceptional artists working in Chicago and support the advancement of their artistic careers.
MAKER
  • Visual artists
  • Chicago-based
  • Work demonstrates focus on social and environmental
  • $3,000 grant
  • Unrestricted
CONEY FAMILY FUND
  • African American or black visual artist
  • Chicago-based
  • Work demonstrates artist excellence and experimentation
  • $5,000 grant
  • Unrestricted
SPARK
  • Visual artists
  • Chicago-based
  • ALAANA artists, Artists with a demonstrated need, Artists with a disability, or Artists who are informally trained
  • 15 $2,000 grants
  • Unrestricted
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Art Advising

Re-imagine your environment by selecting and installing original work by contemporary Chicago artists. CAC helps find the right artwork from emerging Chicago artists for your space.