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ARTIST OPPORTUNITIES

This is an incomplete list of opportunities that our members and others have contributed, focusing on local and regional shows, festivals, contests and education which might be of interest and benefit to our members and our greater art community. This page is updated regularly and sorted by application deadline where appropriate.

EXHIBITIONS & FESTIVALS

DEADLINE 5-31-24  Initial Point Gallery in Meridian seeks proposals for exhibitions in 2025
DEADLINE 6-1-24  Art in the Courtyard, art fair, McCall, ID, Aug 23-25
DEADLINE 6-4-24  Art Source Gallery Annual Juried Show in July
DEADLINE 6-22-24  13th Biennial ART Idaho Exhibit. ART Idaho at The Art Museum of Eastern Idaho (TAM)
DEADLINE 6-30-24  Art by the River, art fair, Star, ID. Show is Sept 21 and 22, 2024
DEADLINE 9-1-24  SUREL’S PLACE exhibition opportunity, Garden City, ID for pop-up shows Jan – May of 2025
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EADLINE UNKNOWN  First Friday Art & Studio Stroll, Surel Mitchell Live-Work-Create District, Garden City, ID 2024 dates now available!

GRANTS, AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS

DEADLINE 6-3-24  ICA Professional Development Grants
DEADLINE 6-3-24  ICA Projects for Individuals (Grant)
DEADLINE 6-7-24  Catalyst Grant Round 3, Boise Arts & History
DEADLINE 6-14-24  Annual Arts & History Grant Program, Boise Arts & History
DEADLINE 6-24-24  Sawtooth National Recreation Area Artist-in-Residence (PDF download)
DEADLINE 8-2-24  Catalyst Grant Round 4, Boise Arts & History
DEADLINE 1-10-25  Light of Day  Creative Development Award, ALEXA ROSE FOUNDATION
DEADLINE 1-31-25  ICA Fellowship (Performing and Media Arts, Literature) (approx deadline)
DEADLINE 1-31-26  ICA Fellowship (Visual Arts, Folk & Traditional Arts) (approx deadline)

GRANT ORGANIZATIONS

ALEXA ROSE FOUNDATION  grants
BOISE ARTS & HISTORY  grants page
IDAHO COMMISSION ON THE ARTS  (ICA)  grants page

PUBLIC ART

DEADLINE 6-4-24  Mural School with Alexa Rose Foundation
DEADLINE  6-7-24 Vinyl Mural Installations, Erma Hayman House, City of Boise Arts & History
DEADLINE UNKNOWN  Green Box installation art opportunity for public viewing, Garden City

 

BOISE PUBLIC ART & HISTORY Guided tours

RESIDENCIES

DEADLINE 5-30-24  PLAYA (South-Central Oregon) residences for 2025
DEADLINE 6-1-24  Canyon Country District, UT (BLM), 2-4 week residencies in fall of 2024
DEADLINE 6-24-24  Sawtooth National Recreation Area Artist-in-Residence (PDF download)
DEADLINE 9-1-24  SUREL’S PLACE, month-long residencies, Garden City, ID, for Jan-May 2025
DEADLINES VARY  Bureau of Land Management, locations vary, some are in Idaho
DEADLINE UNKNOWN  James Castle House, Boise, ID
DEADLINE UNKNOWN  Sagebrush Steppe Land Trust
DEADLINE UNKNOWN  Idaho Art Lab in St. Anthony, ID
DEADLINE UNKNOWN  Ming Studios, Boise, ID
DEADLINE UNKNOWN  Sorensen Magnet School teaching residency for school year 2024-25

EDUCATION

My Artrepreneur™ Program,  art + business, Idaho Commission on the Arts, 2024 [corrected] sessions start April 6-7 in Cascade
DEADLINE UNKNOWN  Mural School with Alexa Rose Foundation, applications open 5-17-24

MISCELLANEOUS

DEADLINE 5-24-24  2024 Idaho Wildlife License Plate Contest
DEADLINE 5-31-24  Wish You Were Here, Eagle Arts Advisory Committee, a postcard project.
DEADLINE 6-15-24  Seasons of Alchemy Art Contest, Alchemist Coffee

MORE LOCAL ARTIST OPPORTUNITIES

BOISE ARTS & HISTORY
CITY OF EAGLE
calls to artists
IDAHO COMMISSION ON THE ARTS
MERIDIAN, CITY OF,  calls to artists
TVAA EXHIBITIONS

REGIONAL ARTIST OPPORTUNITIES

Art Center East, La Grande, OR, shows and featured exhibition opportunities
MCCALL PUBLIC ART
City of Moscow  Arts and Culture Opportunities
Jackson Hole Public Art  opportunities (Jackson, WY)
Jackson Center for the Arts  opportunities (Jackson, WY)
Ketchum Arts Commission
Regional Arts & Culture Council  (Greater Portland, OR area)

FOR FURTHER AFIELD, CHECK OUT THESE SITES

4culture  based in King County, WA (Seattle area), but featuring calls and grants more broadly
Americans for the Arts  public art opportunities
Art A to Z – List of links to many other listing sites for art opportunities
ArtDeadine  income & exhibition opportunities
ArtJobs  community for the arts, cultural and creative industries
ArtShow  Awards, Exhibits & More
ArtOpportunities  Connecting artists with opportunities
ArtRabbit, international contemporary art exhibitions
ArtworkArchive opportunities page, and HERE too
C4E – artist opportunities and call for entries
CallFor.org,  opportunities list based in the Netherlands
Call for Entry (CaFE), online applications and calls
Call for Project free and open online platform for artists & organizers
Creative Capital  opportunities listings
Curator Space  for curators, organisers, galleries, and artists
Entry Thingy  calls to artists
Hyperallergic  opportunities page
Resartis  a worldwide network of arts residencies from around the globe
Re-Title  for professional contemporary artists searching for opportunities
Rivet  art opportunities worldwide to advance your creative practice
The Art Guide to support the growth of art and spirit of creativity 
The Big Artist Opportunities List  a google spreadsheet with a lot of stuff
Women Arts – increasing the visibility of women artists in all art forms
WOOLOO  opportunities worldwide
Zealous  submissions platform, UK and elsewhere

OTHER LOCAL AND REGIONAL ART GROUPS

Boise Open Studios (BOSCO)
Idaho Watercolor Society
Plein Air Painters of Idaho

SUGGESTIONS

If you have or know of an opportunity that might fit well here, please email info to opps@treasurevalleyartistsalliance.org for consideration.  No guarantee of inclusion or a timely listing.

TVAA does not guarantee accuracy or legitimacy of any information on this page.
This list does not include private artist workshops.

See TVAA Policy on web posting (including opportunity notices).