Calls for Artists

The North Carolina Arts Council keeps a comprehensive list of artist opportunities on their website here. Below we list the opportunities that we sponsor.

Visual Artist Opportunities

Wake Forest Holiday Artisans Market

The Wake Forest Holiday Artisans’ Market is December 2, 2017 at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre. The Holiday Artisans’ Market showcases a wide variety of items handmade within a 75 mile radius of the Renaissance Centre. Deadline to apply is July 31, 2017.

Wake Forest Guild of Artists

Participation in Wake Forest Arts’ Guild of Artists provides a sense of camaraderie with other artists along with opportunities to display and sell artwork. Current opportunities include revolving art shows at WakeMed North and the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts and an Art Show & Sale on October 29.

In addition to monthly member meetings, the Guild also presents an annual Plein Air Paint Out and a Summer Member Art Showcase. Visit the Guild website or email to learn more about this group.

Performing Artist Opportunities

Music at Midday Concert Series

Music at Midday is an outdoor lunchtime series that takes place in front of Wake Forest Town Hall on Thursdays in May and September. Interested bands please send an email to Wake Forest Arts with contact information, minimum cost to book, and a link to a video of the group’s performance. A band is currently being sought for September 21, 2017.

Neck of the Woods Performance Series

Neck of the Woods takes place two or three times a year at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre. The show features area performing artists who are willing to volunteer and share their art in front of a live audience. We are seeking actors, dancers, musicians, singers, comedians, poets, magicians, mimes and spoken word artists.

Interested performers please send an email with contact information and a link to a video of your performance (if available) to Wake Forest Arts. We are currently looking for performers 18 and under for our October 20, 2017 all-youth show.