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ArtWorks Opportunities

For Youth

Youth Apprentice Info Session

Register for the virtual informational session for Youth Apprentice applicants, parents, guardians, and educators for Thursday, August 12, 6 p.m.

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For Professional Artists

Teaching Artist Info Session

Register for the virtual informational session for Teaching Artist applicants for Wednesday, August 11, 6 p.m.

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Artist Opportunities from Other Organizations

COVID Resources

Organizations across the country are stepping into action for artists. Several have compiled resource lists for emergency relief funds, grants, educational webinars, legal advice and more. See some of our favorites below:



Request for Qualifications: Public Art Mural Frankfort, KY

The Franklin County Arts Council is seeking a qualified mural artist or artist team to create and install a publicly viewable mural on the East facing wall of Broadway Clay Building located at 223 W. Broadway in historic downtown Frankfort, Kentucky. Artist/artist teams must be able to install the mural between Aug 25 – Oct 15, 2021. Artist/artist teams are invited to submit their qualifications for consideration. All submissions must be made by the July 9, 2021 deadline via the CaFÉ (callforentry) website.  Full details are found here.

Questions or requests for assistance should be directed to: Josie Kirker, Arts Consultant at


The 2021 ish Festival: Call to Artists

Applications for vendors to participate in the 2021 ish Festival are now open! Founded in 2017 as a biennial arts and culture festival, ish brings artists and communities together to explore Jewish and Israeli cultural traditions through the arts. The 2021 ish Festival will take place on Saturday, September 25th & Sunday, September 26th, 2021 in Washington Park, Downtown Cincinnati, Ohio. Those interested must apply through the ish website and pay an application fee. Application deadline: Friday, July 16th 2021. Learn more here.

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The Clara M. Eagle Gallery’s The Magic Silver Show: The Elena Diane Curris Juried Photography Exhibition

The Clara M. Eagle Gallery is now accepting entries for The Magic Silver Show: The Elena Diane Curris Juried Photography Exhibition. The Magic Silver Show began in the mid 1970’s as a juried exhibition designed to encourage, foster understanding, and reward those involved in photographic media. This exhibition will present a survey of contemporary photo media in all aspects and genres of photography, film, video, and moving image. This is an open theme exhibition without restrictions on content that will include still images, film, video, and moving images. Accepted entries must be original, completed with the last 5 years, and not previously exhibited in The Clara M. Eagle Gallery. This exhibition will be on view from September 8 – October 8, 2021 in The Clara M. Eagle Gallery at Murray State University. Entry Deadline: July 17, 2021. Learn more here.

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