Great Lakes Chalk Art Competition (Racine Arts Council)
Deadline: April 30
Applications are being accepted for Racine Art Council’s Great Lakes Chalk Art Competition to be held June 9, 2018 in Racine, Wisconsin. Great Lakes Chalk Art Competition is a juried event offering $1,000 in cash artist awards. Jury fee is $5. There is no fee to participate if accepted.
Great Lakes Chalk Art Competition (GLCAC) is helpd in conjunction with Monument Square Arts Festival which has an average annual attendance of 2,000 people. GLCAC will feature regional chalk artists creating works of art on the pavement along 5th Street between Wisconsin Ave, and Main Street in Downtown Racine. Judging will take place at the end of the day and awards will be announced at the Monument Square Arts Festival/Great Lakes Chalk Art Competition artists reception that evening. ARTIST PACKET
ArtSpace Gallery (Racine Arts Council)
Deadline: June 22
Racine Arts Council’s ArtSpace gallery is now accepting applications for 2019 gallery exhibitions. ArtSpace is located at 409 Sixth Street in downtown Racine, Wisconsin. Each year, ArtSpace holds an average of eight exhibits. ArtSpace gallery is dedicated to exhibiting works by emerging artists residing in Southeastern Wisconsin and community projects. Artists 18 years of age and older may submit 2D or 3D works created in the last three years for consideration for a solo or group show.
Racine Arts Council is a non-profit organization whose mission is to encourage, support and advocates on behalf of emerging and established artists, artistic groups in our community, and young people interested in the arts.
Opportunities From Other Organizations:
Anderson Arts Center
Anderson Arts Center has evolved into a full-service, multifunctional arts center, showcasing the work of a variety of local, regional and national artists. The center offers over 25 different art exhibitions a year.
Various opportunities throughout the year for small shows.
Downtown Racine Corporation’s 17th year of Community Art
Late Submissions Being Accepted
This year, there will be 25 life-size dogs total, 14 will be replicas of the K-9s that serve all of Racine County and 11 will be German Shepherds in a sitting pose, in which the artists will have full creative freedom. The 14 Racine County actual K-9s and their handlers will be interacting with the community all summer long at various downtown events including the Public Art Preview Party June 8 at 10:00 am at Johnson Bank, Saturday Sounds on the Square, every Saturday June 23-Sept 1 on Monument Square (a different K9 and handler will be featured each week), and the Public Art Auction on Sat., Sept 9th from 5:00 pm-10:00 pm at Wingspread.
Submit an application for consideration to become one of our chosen artists for this event! Download your info and application today: ARTIST PACKET
Gallery on 16th Street
Gallery on 16th offers several art exhibits per year and features a wide range of art from the artists from the 16th Street Studios. Some shows are restricted artists from the 16th Street Studios while others are open to artists from outside the studios.
Left of the Lake Magazine
Published quarterly and accepts work continuously. They welcome submissions from both new and established artists and writers, nationally and internationally, but first consideration is offered to the creative people in Southeast Wisconsin and Northeast Illinois.
- Poetry (maximum of three pieces)
- Fiction or Non-Fiction (700 words or less. Less is better.)
- Visual Art, Photography, or Comics (maximum of two pieces)
We list seven types of opportunities; these are cross-listed with various subject areas. This allows you, for example, to see all auditions, or all opportunities in theater, or a combination thereof (all theater auditions).
Lists opportunities for theater, dance, music and other fields.
Racine Art Museum
RAM Community Art Show: Creatures
June 8 – August 11, 2018
Entry Submission Dates: Friday, May 25 and Saturday, May 26
Wisconsin Photography 2018
August 25 – November 24, 2018
Entry Deadline: Thursday, July 6
Further details forthcoming.
Watercolor Wisconsin 2018
December 9, 2018 – April 20, 2019
Entry Deadline: Saturday, October 6
Further details forthcoming.
For over 85 years, generations of people have been instrumental (pun intended) in making music in our community. Founder Fredrick Schulte began the Orchestra in 1932. The Orchestra performs this season’s finale on April 22, 2018. We are proud to have a season consisting of Pops Concerts (Summer and Holiday), Masterworks Concerts and a wide variety of music education programs.
Racine Theater Guild
Stay up-to-date on the Racine Theatre Guild's various play and musical audition opportunities by adding your email to their audition mailing list.
Rhode Center for the Arts
The Rhode Center for the Arts, owned by Lakeside Players (LSP) Inc. is a community theatre group formed in 1973. Rhode Center for the Arts provides the community with increasingly ambitious theatrical productions and other forms of live entertainment. The Rhode Center is home to two performance venues, the Donna Wolf-Steigerwaldt Auditorium and Skinner Hall, as well as two art galleries, the Pollard Gallery and the KAA Spotlight Gallery. A full season of comedies, dramas, and musicals are presented as part of the LSP Mainstage Series, as well as adults-only performances in the L@TR Series, workshops and productions in the Family Theatre Series.
Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts
As one of the finest multi-disciplinary cultural arts centers in the United States, there are many exciting visual art events, exhibitions, and classes happening year-round at the Wilson Center.
Starving Artist Fair (Racine Art Guild)
Deadline: May 1
The 51st Annual Starving Artist Fair will be held on Sunday August 5th from 9am-4pm, rain or shine, on the grounds of the Racine Gateway Campus (East Park) at 10th and Main Street. The Fair is a family friendly, free event that is sponsored and organized by the Racine Art Guild. ARTIST APPLICATION