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Call for Artists and Volunteer listings are FREE and must be art related.

Services and Space Listings:
Listings for services or space must be arts related.
Listing are limited to 350 characters (this includes spaces).
All Listings must be paid in advance for publication.

Classes, Workshops, Seminar listings should be posted to our online calendar page and is a membership privilege.

Member organizations and businesses are entitled to three complimentary classified listings in the Arts Paper per year. Listings are also posted on the AC website,
Rates:  $15 per listing | Three listings for $30
Listings must be paid in advance.

Individual artist members are entitled to one complimentary classified listing per year.
Rates: $10 per listing | Three listings for $25
Listings must be paid in advance.

Rates: $20 per listing | Three listings for $50
Listings must be paid in advance.

Please note the size limitation of listings is 350 characters with spaces. The Arts Council reserves the right to edit your listing for length or content. The Arts Council provides these listings as a service to the community and is not responsible for the content or deadlines. Call for Artists/Volunteers are free and open to all arts organizations, educational institutions and creative businesses.


Artists Artspace announces an open call for artists interested in joining our Flatfile Collection. The Collection was started in 2000 and expanded in 2010 with the aid of an Institute of Museum and Library Science Grant, and holds over 1,000 works on paper by 150 artists from across the country. Apply online: Deadline: February 15, 2018 Announced: March 30, 2018

Artists Mills Pond Gallery invites artists to submit works for a juried exhibition on the theme “A Summer Song.” Juror: Carol Strickland. The exhibition is open to varied interpretations of the subject, from literal to far-ranging. Representational images of summer-related sights, activities, impressions, or atmosphere—as well as surrealistic or abstract evocations inspired by the subject—are welcome. Expressions may range from images of sun, sea, surf, and verdure to a more melancholy awareness of summer’s last gasp, a prelude to fall. Artists may also respond to the musical aspect of this call for entries. One could interpret the rhythm of the season, composing a visual image of summer’s harmonies. Open to USA artists age 18 or older.
All media considered except photography, digital, or new-media computer-generated art. Awards: $750 Best in Show, $500 Second Place, $200 Third Place. Entry Deadline March 29, 2018. Prospectus at or email Exhibit Dates: May 26 – June 23. 660 Route 25A, St. James, NY 11780. 631-862-6575

Artists Small works art show and celebrating Love@Work, artists interpretations. Love has many nuances, and the way we perceive it and show it varies in every situation. How do you see the work of Love? A show and sale just in time for Valentine’s Day, with affordable art as a lovely and creative change to typical gifts and cards! Call for art from January 22-January 27. Exhibit open 4-7 February 2-11 with additional hours by appt. Artists reception Friday, February 9 6-8pm.

Artists Art League of New Britain call to artists for Working from the Figure 2018. Drop off Dates and Times: Saturday, January 20. 1-4pm, Wednesday, January 24. 4-7pm. Or by special arrangement. Contact: or call 860 229-1484. Juror: Rashmi Talpade MFA, artist and photographer. Prospectus

Artists First Street Gallery 2018 National Juried Exhibition. Open to artists residing in the U.S. 18 yrs. or older. Exception: Artists currently represented by FIRST STREET GALLERY. Eligible works include ORIGINAL oils, acrylics, watercolors, pastels, drawings, prints, photography, mixed media, and sculpture in any medium. No video, film, installation, giclées or similar reproductions. Entry fee: $35/1-3 works, $5/ea. additional work, max. 6. Eligible works: oils, acrylics, watercolors, pastels, drawings, prints, mixed media, photography and sculpture. Online application only. See prospectus for details: be received by April 3, 2018.

Artists Boston Biennial 5 will be unveiled in the Spring of 2018. Boston Biennial 5 will be juried by the internationally feared artists of The Biennial Project, who will pick prizewinners in the categories of 1) photography, 2) painting/drawing, 3) sculpture, 4) installation, 5) video, 6) performance, 7) mixed media/collage and 8) other. All accepted work will be shown in digital galleries on The Biennial Project website. Selected work promoted on Biennial Project Blog postings reaching over 40,000 subscribers. Many received entries are highlighted on our social media and in our blog. A large screen digital presentation of all accepted work will be shown at Atlantic Works Gallery in April 2018 as part of The Biennial Project’s Manifest Destiny exhibition. The pieces chosen by the jurors as first prizewinners from these categories (as well as one piece to be chosen for a Special Juror’s Prize by a celebrity juror to be announced) will be shown physically in the gallery in this show as well. Application deadline: February 14, 2018. Click here for more information.

Artists The Farmington Libraries are calling for artists to submit for our annual photography show, running from February 5 through March 30, 2018. The artists will be recognized at a reception, date TBA. To apply, please submit four images and include a list that identifies each image by title, size, medium, and price. Each artist is limited to four pieces; the selection process requires viewing the four items proposed for display. These images can be submitted via email to: Do not send original artwork. All work must be for sale, be framed and wired for hanging. All work will be juried with no guarantees. Decisions by the jury are final. All submissions of work and materials are the artist’s sole risk. The Farmington Libraries assume no responsibility for loss or damage during the exhibition or subsequent storage at the close of the show. Artists agree to commit accepted works for the duration of the exhibition. The Farmington Libraries reserve the right to remove or not accept any art for any reason at any time. There is an exhibition fee of $50.00. The entry of your artwork constitutes your acceptance of these terms. Deadline for submission: January 22, 2018.

Artists New Horizons is hosting the 2nd Annual “Love Shouldn’t Hurt” Art Show on February 7, 2018 from 5-7PM. We are seeking local talented artists to showcase their work in a silent auction format at the Mac 650 Gallery in Middletown, CT. Twenty-Five percent of the proceeds from items auctioned will benefit New Horizons domestic violence services, with the remainder of the proceeds retained by the artists. This is a wonderful opportunity to share your work with the community. Artists will also have an opportunity to be featured in our newsletter and social media pages! New Horizons is a 24-hour operational non-profit organization that provides services to victims of domestic violence in Middlesex County. These services include emergency shelter for victims and children, community education, support groups, individual counseling, court advocacy, and a 24/7 confidential hotline. If you are interested in participating or have any questions,  contact Kelly Tea at and submit a photo of your work. Feel free to be inspired by the theme of “Love Shouldn’t Hurt” or submit work that has already been made. The deadline for submissions is January 29, 2018 and space is given on a first come first serve basis.

Artists Spectrum Gallery announces a call for Representational and Abstract Painters, Sculptors, Illustrators, Photographers, Original Printmakers, Fabric Artists, Glass and Wood Artisans, Jewelry Designers and Crafters for the 2018 Essex Town Green Outdoor Summer Arts Festival!  Open to visual artists working in oil, acrylic, watercolor, photography, pencil and charcoal, paper, mixed media, fabric, glass, wood, stone and clay. The Summer Festival in Essex is Saturday, June 9 (10-5pm) and Sunday, June 10 (11-5pm) and will be limited to 50 local and regional fine artists and artisans. This event is free for guests. If you are in the Festival, you can also submit work for consideration in our concurrent 6-week long exhibit at the Gallery in Centerbrook, CT (May 25-July 8, 2018), Essex Green Summer Arts Festival Group Show. Receiving for this show is May 14-18…so the deadline for submission is imminent.  Only artists participating in the Essex Arts Festival are invited to submit for this show. There is no specific theme. Note the Essex Green can only display a limited number of booths so, please, submit early to the festival and then after acceptance into the festival submit as soon as possible to the gallery group show which opens two weeks ahead of the Essex Green Festival. And finally, another opportunity for those involved in the Gallery Show and Festival is to present and sell work in our online shop and gallery, Spectrum Anytime. Prospectus:

Artists The Connecticut Sea Grant Arts Support Awards Program awards up to $1000 to an artist through this competitive funding program. The winning submission will be selected on the basis of its aesthetic quality, relevance to coastal and marine environments and Connecticut Sea Grant themes, as well as its potential impact on non-traditional “audiences”. Artists who live in Connecticut, or whose work is related to Connecticut’s coastal and marine environments and/or Long Island Sound are eligible for funding consideration. Previous recipients of Sea Grant Arts awards are not eligible for 5 years. The grant application will be submitted electronically as a compiled PDF file with one additional media file (mp3 or mov file), if needed, via email to for receipt no later than 4:30 p.m. EDT on Monday, May 7, 2018. For more information refer to the Call guidelines: 

Artist-in-Residence Artspace invites emerging and mid-career artists from all fields to apply for our one year Artist-in-Residence program. The dates of the residency run from August 2018 through July 2019. Deadline: March 5, 2018. Applicants will be notified by March 31, 2018. Apply here:

Artist Residencies The Skopelos Foundation for the Arts, an American owned and operated artist studio located on the Greek Island of Skopelos is offering artist residencies for 2018. The studio is equipped for painters, printmakers, clay artists, digital photographers, and videographers. The length of residence is from 2-4 weeks from March-October. The studio is perched high on a hill overlooking the Aegean Sea near the village of Skopelos. Application information:

Arts and Writing Competition for Students Grades 8 to 12 Express in artwork, poetry, essay or song: What lessons can we learn from Dr. King’s courageous life? What kind of collective action is needed in 2018 to carry his legacy forward? Requirements + Art work – Two dimentional (Drawings, paintings, collage, prints, photographs, etc.) Paper size not larger than 18” x 24” + Essay, poem or song – Not longer than 2 pages. Entries must be received by 5 pm on Thursday, February 15, 2018. Name, address, phone, e-mail, age, school, teacher’s name (where applicable) must be included. Submission Electronic: Mail: CT People’s World, 37 Howe Street, New Haven. CT 06511. Prizes Gift certificates ($100 first place, $50 second place, $25 third place) and books. Presentation Prizes and recognition for all entries will be presented on Sunday, February 25, 2018 at 4:00 pm during the 44th Annual African American History Month Celebration sponsored by the Connecticut People’s World Committee. Information e-mail to:

Art Therapists Looking for Art Therapists, Dance Therapists, Music Therapists, Yoga Therapists, Mental Health Counselors, Sandplay Therapists and more to be a speaker at an online symposium. Saturday, August 4th and Sunday, August 5th 2018: 9am-5pm EST. Hosted by Art Therapy Consulting and Services. Deadline to submit a presentation proposal: January 26th at 5pm. Link to submit:

Musicians Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation and FACE Foundation are pleased to announce that the NEW French-American Jazz Exchange (FAJE) program guidelines and application are now available online. For program guidelines and Creative Project Grant online application, click here. The application deadline for FAJE Creative Projects is March 16, 2018, 5:00 PM ET

Singers Silk ’n Sounds a’ Capella women’s chorus is looking for new members to join us on our amazing journey of musical discovery! Come meet us (we are very friendly) and our award winning director, Christine Lampe-Onnerud, at one of our Tuesday night rehearsals from 6:15-9:15pm at the Spring Glen Church located at 1825 Whitney Ave in Hamden. You can contact Lynn at (203) 623-1276 for more information or check us out online at or on Facebook.

Singers The New Haven Oratorio Choir, a community chamber choir, invites singers of all voice parts to audition for a position in the choir.  Singers are also welcome to attend one of our rehearsals which are held Wednesday nights from 8-10 pm at Church of the Redeemer, 185 Cold Spring St. in New Haven.  For more information please check out our website   To schedule an audition please contact Gretchen at 203-624-2520 or

Volunteers The non-profit Spectrum Art Gallery and its affiliate, Arts Center Killingworth offer numerous opportunities for volunteers! Learn new skills, meet new people, and be part of a creative organization that gives to the community. Opportunities exist throughout the year for a variety of events and ongoing programs. Teens are welcome and can earn community service credit. Email Barbara Nair, Director, at or call 860-663-5593.


Historic Home Restoration Contractor Period appropriate additions, baths, kitchens; remodeling; sagging porches straightened/leveled; wood windows restored; plaster restored; historic molding & hardware; vinyl/aluminum siding removed; wood siding repair/replace. CT & NH Preservation Trusts. RJ Aley Building Contractor (203) 226-9933

Web Design & Art Consulting Services Startup business solutions. Creative, sleek Web design by art curator and editor for artist, design, architecture, and small-business sites. Will create and maintain any kind of website. Hosting provided. Also low-cost in-depth artwork analysis, writing, editing services. (203) 387-4933.


Studio/Event Space at Erector Square in New Haven available for dance and theatre rehearsals and performances, events, workshops, and exhibitions. 1,500 sq. ft., 1st floor, 14 ft ceilings, white walls, great light, wooden floors. Contact Annie at

Studio Space for Dance, Performing Arts, Events Hall A 1,500-square-foot space with adjoining rooms in a turn-of-the-century mansion in a historic district. Hardwood floors. Vintage stage with curtains. Mahogany woodwork and glass doors. Ample natural light. Chairs and tables on premises. Contact