Calls for Artists & Venues

Calls for Artists & Writers

HUB Station Arts Center Christmas Show December 4th; vendors register asap - details

Play it Again Records Building in Valdese seeks exhibiting artists for their 24/7 window gallery for monthly exhibits in 2022 - contact David Mench at for details.

Deadline December 17th - Announcing CALL FOR ARTISTS for the 2022 season of Artists in Residence at Edgewood Cottage in Blowing Rock, NC.  Applications are now being accepted until December 17, 2021.  Please forward this notice to any artist that may be qualified for this program. Details and application instructions can be found on the web site at

The Caldwell Arts Council plans to convert the "Satie's Back Porch Gallery" back into a gift shop starting in January, with artisan works such as pottery, jewelry, small framed works, and 'gifty' items! Send us images of your works and tell us a little about them asap - we want to start this in January! - Send to

Carolina Arts E-zine posts competitions and juried art shows at this link:



Check out these websites for additional opportunities

Art Deadlines list: website

Caldwell Arts Council Sculpture Celebration:  website

Cafe’ for Artists - register for access to Calls for Artists across the country:  website

Carolina Arts E-zine Artist Opportunities & Events:  website

Foothills Folk Art Festival:  website

HUB Station Arts Center seeks artists to exhibit - Call Janice at 828-726-8871 or email

Martin Luther King Jr. Center in Lenoir seeks artists to exhibit - CALL Lester at 757-2170 for details

NC Arts Council Artist Opportunities:  website

North Carolina Writers’ Network:  website 

Professional Artist Magazine - discover artist opportunities in their free e-newsletters, “The Buzz” and “The Calls":  website 

Western NC Sculpture Center, Lenoir - website


Art Venues

Caldwell Arts Council, Lenoir:  website or Facebook

HUB Station Arts Center, Hudson: website

Martin Luther King Center, Lenoir:  website or Facebook; contact Lester Wittington, Facilities Manager @ 828-757-2170

Red Awning Gallery, Hudson:  Facebook

Western NC Sculpture Center, Lenoir: Website


Ashe County Arts Council, West Jefferson:  website or Facebook

Blowing Rock Art & History Museum, Blowing Rock:  website or Facebook

Burke Arts Council, Morganton:  website or Facebook

Full Circle Arts Gallery, Hickory:  website or Facebook

Hickory Museum of Art, Hickory:  website or Facebook

Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Museum, Hiddenite:  website or Facebook

Morganton City Hall, Morganton:  website

Mulberry Creek Farm, Catawba: websiteFacebook or Instagram

New Window Gallery @ Play It Again Records Building, Valdese:  Facebook - contact David Mench @ or 828-874-1800

Rock School Arts Foundation, Valdese:  website or Facebook

Toe River Arts, Burnsville & Spruce Pine:  website or Facebook

Trade Alley Art, Hickory:  website or Facebook

Watauga County Arts Council / King Street Art Collective, & Blue Ridge ArtSpace, Boone:  website or Facebook

Wilkes Art Gallery, North Wilkesboro:  website or Facebook