Artist Opportunities, Venues & Resources


October 1 Deadline for October 2-3 Event – Art/Craft Sale (all handmade art and craft show) at American Legion Auxiliary Unit 29 (Legion Hall on Main Street in Lenoir)  Contact Bev Mihelich at 828-292-0835 for more information and to reserve your space


October 1 Deadline - Annual Quilt Show Call For Submissions – Franklin County Arts Council –


October 2-November 2 – Teena Stewart artwork on display at New Window Gallery in Valdese


October 17-18 – Double C Foothills Market Days – art/craft market 10am-3pm – 4800 Pax Hill Road, Morganton


October 31 Deadline - Art in Lockdown Challenge –


October 31 Deadline - Fall Photo Contest –


Unknown Deadline - Craft Fair October 17-18, contact Carlee Prince at 828-430-0935 or – Double C Acres Equestrian Farm/Barn Festival at 4800 Pax Hill Road in Morganton (off Playmore Beach Road).


No Deadline - New Window Gallery (Play It Again Records Building, downtown Valdese) seeks artist exhibitors. David Mench;; 828-874-1800



Caldwell Arts Council, Lenoir: 

Martin Luther King Center, Lenoir: contact Lester Wittington, Manager @ 828-757-2170

Ashe Arts Center:; 336-846-2787

Avery County Arts: 

Blowing Rock Art & History Museum:

Blowing Rock Artists in Residence at Edgewood:

Watauga Arts Council / Blue Ridge Art Space:

Full Circle Arts:

Trade Alley Art: or

Hickory Museum of Art:

Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Museum:; 828-632-6966

Burke Arts Council:

Morganton City Hall:

New Window Gallery @ Play It Again Records Building in Valdese: 828-874-1800

Rock School Arts Foundation: or call 828-838-9806

Wilkes Art Gallery:




Professional Artist Magazine offers free e-newsletters “The Buzz” and “The Calls” – to discover opportunities for artists

Cafe’ for Artists –

Carolina Arts E-zine Artist Opportunities & events –

NC Arts Council Artist Opportunities –

North Carolina Writers’ Network – 

Professional Artist Magazine Artist Opportunities: