All Annual Grant Opportunities Applications due January 31

Calls to Artists, Job Announcements, Resources

Information to move your work forward.
Call to Poets: Fellowships

$50,000 – $100,000 awards given to honor poets of literary merit appointed to serve in civic positions

Call to Writers: PWG 2020 Writing Contest

The Palouse Writers Guild 2020 writing contest is open to all people

Call to Teen Songwriters: Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge

National contest is for high school students with a passion for writing songs

T-Shirt Design Contest: Idaho Japanese Association

The winning design will be used for a new T-shirt debuting at Japan Day 2020

PBS KIDS Writers Contest

Writing contest is open to children in grades Kindergarten to 3rd grade

Artist Opportunity: Public Arts Boise

Public artists are invited to apply for an opportunity to design and fabricate sculptural public artwork(s) for a new parking garage

Call to teen artists: Celebrate the West

The Western Governors’ Association is now accepting submissions for the 2020 “Celebrate the West” regional art competition

Education Scholarships: Wood River Valley

Five scholarships are available to local educators and students (home schooled, public and private) to further their education in the arts and humanities.

Rural Youth Assembly: Nominations Open

A summit bringing together fifty young adults (16-24 years old) from across the country from April 2-5 in McAllen, Texas to discuss the issues that they see as important to their lives and their communities.

Grant Opportunity: Alexa Rose Foundation

Alexa Rose strives to support individual artists across the Treasure Valley by providing access to new and challenging creative experiences.

Art & Soul Art Competition

Art & Soul of the Magic Valley, the Northwest’s largest cash-prize awarding public-vote art contest, features over 300 artists from across the globe.

Guide to 2020 Artist Grants & Opportunities

A list of the top international open calls, residencies, fellowships, and awards for 2020.

Call to Artists: City of Boise Public Art

Artists are invited to apply for an opportunity to create artwork to be installed on the Linen District Fence in Boise.

Call to Writers/Visual Artists: Sunspot

Sunspot Literary Journal is now accepting writing and visual art submissions.

Call to Artists: Rocky Mtn. Juried Exhibit

This exhibition is open to artists in Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Idaho.

Olympic Peninsula Wearable Art Show

A call for design proposals for a wearable art show in Port Angeles, WA, benefiting the Boys & Girls Club.

The Big Artist Opportunities List

Initially compiled and maintained by American artist Everest Pipkin, this is a crowd-sourced list of over 400 calls to artists.

Call to Artists: Corridor Gallery at TAM

The Art Museum of Eastern Idaho is accepting applications for the 2021-22 season of the Corridor Gallery.

Photography competitions

Calls to photographers for national and international competitions

Idaho Review Submissions open

Call to writers.

Call to Artists: USPS Stamps

Request for artwork for stamp designs.

Call to Artists: Embracing Our Differences

Featuring 45 billboard-size images, each work of art is created by local, national and international artists reflecting their interpretation of the theme “enriching lives through diversity and inclusion.”

JUMP Boise – Call to Visual Artists

Curating Curiosities: A Community Visual Arts Exhibit

Boise Public Library – Call to Musicians

Submissions are open for our new digital local music collection! We’re accepting original music from all genres and abilities.


Call for Entry.org is a comprehensive tool for all artists looking for arts opportunities — from competitions to public art calls, to art contests and more, CaFÉ_

The Art Guide

TheArtGuide.com is a free listing of opportunities that allows you to apply directly to the organization offering the grant. The list is updated daily so there’ll always_

Art Opportunities.org

Formerly Artist Opportunity Monthly, all you need to do is sign up with your email and they send you thoroughly screened opportunities every month, including grants. AOM_


A showcase for design projects featuring commissioned artwork in architectural spaces.

Alliance of Artists Communities

Support for artist residency programs and the artists who attend them.


A database of calls to artists.

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