Browse calls, grants, residencies, jobs, and other opportunities for creatives of all types. All opportunities listed are eligible to Washington State artists. Questions about a specific opportunity? Use the contact information listed on the posting. Click here to find even more places to search for residencies, grants, and other artists opportunities around the world. And of course: keep the Spokane Arts Grant Awards (SAGA) in mind as a grant opportunity for individual artists, artist collectives, and arts organizations! Learn more about SAGA and find application resources and upcoming deadlines here! 

Are you looking to hire someone creative for a gig or special project? You might be seeking a musician to play an event, a photographer to take portraits, or a muralist for your local business. Spokane Arts can help connect you with professional artists right here in our community. Submit your opportunity here. Questions? Contact artshelper@spokanearts.org.

Spokane Art School Artist Studio Application

Applications are currently being accepted for two studio spaces at the Spokane Art School. All active artists over the age of 25 are invited to apply. The Spokane Art School is a non-profit arts institution established in 1968. Our mission is to teach Spokane to make and enjoy art. The Spokane Art School (SAS) is committed to fostering diverse, equitable, and intentional inclusivity in all aspects of our work to fulfill our mission, “Teaching Spokane to make and enjoy art.” We start from the assumption that everyone belongs and that we all benefit most when we learn from and with each other. The school creates opportunities for each person to explore their own beliefs, values, and cultures so that, as a community, we can fully embrace the experience, ideas, perspectives, and traditions of all who come to learn and create here. We collaborate to make a space where persons from all identities, backgrounds, viewpoints, and experiences are embraced, validated, and supported.

Yuletide 2023

YULETIDE 2023 YULETIDE IS BACK! Yuletide is the SAS’s fun, holiday, indoor event of fine arts and crafts. This year Yuletide will be at the Spokane Art School at 503 East 2nd Ave., Suite B. Yuletide artists booths will be located on the 1st & 2nd floors. Booth space is available for up to 27 artists. The event will open at 10 am on Friday, November 3rd and will be a part of First Friday. Yuletide will continue through Saturday, November 4 and Sunday November 5th.

CDA Arts Commission Seeks Artists for “ArtCurrents”

The City of Coeur d’Alene Arts Commission is seeking artists to participate in its “ArtCurrents” program.  Artists submit applications for placement of their sculptures around downtown Coeur d’Alene, Riverstone, and Atlas Waterfront Park for a period of one (1) year, with an option to renew for a second year.  The displayed works should be created and displayed with the intention of selling within the year, with the City of Coeur d’Alene receiving a 25% commission from the sale.  The Arts Commission has set a maximum selling price for each piece at $15,000 in order to make the art accessible to a variety of buyers. 

Spokane Fall Folk Festival 2023 Graphics Design Contest

The mission of the Spokane Fall Folk Festival is to present the diversity of our community through traditional music, dance, and the arts. 2023 is the 28th year of the Festival, which has attracted as many as 5,000 attendees each year. The Festival is seeking graphic designs to use in their promotional materials: poster, T-shirts, buttons, and other advertising for the upcoming 2023 Festival, scheduled for November 11 and 12, at Spokane Community College.

ArtsWA’s Public Artist Roster

The Art in Public Places program (AIPP) is working to make the 2021-2025 Public Artist Roster our most inclusive and equitable ever. We seek a diverse range of artists to create artworks for state agencies, colleges, universities, and public schools throughout Washington state.

The Roster is our main tool for choosing artists. It is a list of artists who pre-qualify to create artworks through our program. It allows for a simplified selection process.

The current roster term began in 2021 and ends in 2025. We are opening the roster for new applications midterm. This is so that artists who were either ineligible, unsuccessful, or unaware of the roster call in 2021, have another chance to apply to the current roster. Artists currently on the roster do not need to re-apply.