Imurj’s visual arts department offers rolling and monthly arts exhibition opportunities for amatuer Artists through seasoned professionals. The Imurj Main gallery hosts monthly art exhibits; Our Extension Gallery Program offers Paid solo exhibits at local businesses; and we host tons of pop up live creation events. Check out the open calls for art below!
Monthly calls for art
These calls for art are for the monthly exhibits shown in the Imurj main gallery. Each call for art closes about a month before the show. Be sure to apply early to secure your spot!

An exhibit on portraiture, with a special feature on the Drink and Draw live figure drawing class.

$25 for up to 5 works
App closes March 11 at Midnight

July 2020

An exhibit of all things fandom: Comics, cosplay, literature, film, anime, gaming and more.

$25 for up to 5 works
App closes June 8 at midnight

August 2020

Our artist in residence will receive a one month solo exhibit in the imurj gallery, a first friday reception & Artist talk, and 1 on 1 sessions with Imurj staff to help advance your portfolio.

$25 to apply full body of work
App Closes June 15 at midnight

September 2020

An Exhibition on NC’s street arts: graffiti, murals, and temporary public art. Artists will create 4x8ft muralettes at a paint jam on Aug 29 hosted at RBC.

Free to apply, must commit to events
App Closes June 30 at midnight

November 2020

An Exhibition on art mediums that are considered “Crafts”. Including but not limited to embroidery, macrame, wood working, jewlery, printmaking and more!

$25 for up to 5 works
App closes Oct 9 at midnight

December 2020

The members only exhibit at Imurj is back! This exhibit will feature the best of Imurj’s visual arts community. All Artists Must be an Imurj member to apply!

$15 for up to 5 works
App closes Nov 6th at midnight

Rolling calls for art
Rolling calls for art run year-round. Apply any time to participate in these great programs!

Imurj has partnered with local businesses like A place at the Table & Whiskey Kichen to provide exhibit opportunities for NC artists. Each ehxibit is between 1 and 3 months long, and offers an artist stipend, First Friday event, or Special gift from the busienss. Apply today to get your art up around town!

The Imurj Artist Market features crafts, prints, pottery, apparel, music and more from NC artists. You must be an “Imurj Friend” to be eligible to sell your work in the artist market--but don’t fret! Becoming an Imurj Friend is free. Apply today to start selling your Art, crafts, and music with Imurj.

We are trying to cover our bathroom with color! We need your help to make our Bathroom mural mayhem come to reality. If you have an idea for a bathroom mural, we want to hear from you! THis is a volunteer-based project. We can provide supplies and a free meal from Imurj.

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