CREATE Center for the Arts
CREATE Center for the Arts seeks passionate artists who want to share their talent and skill set. If you're interested in teaching a class, click here

California Arts Council
California Arts Council is looking for a Manager of Operations that will be responsible for sensitive and complex operational, administrative and fiscal issues. Click here to learn more.

More jobs in the arts (nationwide)


National Monument Photo Contest
Celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument by participating in a photo contest, which offers categories and winners' packages for amateurs and professionals. Enter by July 15, 2020. See website for details. 

Joshua Tree National Park Council for the Arts
The eighth annual Joshua Tree National Park Art Exposition's Juried Exhibition will be on display Nov. 1–29 at the 29 Palms Art Gallery. Artists selected for the juried exhibition can win cash awards of up to $5,000 and inclusion in an exhibition catalogue. See website for details. 

City of La Quinta Public Art Program
The city of La Quinta Public Art Program is establishing a list of pre-qualified artists and artist teams. See website for details. 

Art on Main Street - Old Town La Quinta
Artist applications are being accepted for Art on Main Street in Old Town La Quinta. See websitefor details.

Indio Senior Center
Indio Senior Center seeks artists for exhibition consideration. Artists install between 12 and 18 pieces (depending on size) in all media. Contact Nancy Vance at 760-391-4170 or nvance@indio.org.

Palm Desert Artist Registry
The city of Palm Desert welcomes artists to apply to the artist registry. Inquire to: Amy Lawrence, Management Analyst, Attn: Community Gallery, City of Palm Desert, 73510 Fred Waring Drive, Palm Desert, CA 92260. Information: 760-837-1664, alawrence@cityofpalmdesert.org

CaFÉ for Artists
Call for Entry, or CaFÉ™, a service of the Western States Arts Federation, is an online application and adjudication system for managing calls for entry. It's designed for artists and arts administrators.

The Art Deadlines List
Public art commissions, art competitions, art jobs and internships, art scholarships and grants and fellowships, residencies, art festivals, calls for entries/proposals/projects, and other opportunities, in all disciplines, for art students, art teachers, and artists of all ages, all skill levels, in all disciplines, everywhere. Click to search




Offers a residency for artists working across diverse media and the freedom to explore their practice in an open and welcoming framework. Read more

Epicenter Projects  

Invites artists to produce site-specific works alongside the San Andreas Fault Line. Read more

Joshua Tree Highlands
Artist Residency

Invites artists from around the world to create work amidst the beauty of Joshua Tree National Park. Read more

Palm Springs Cultural Center 

Brings emerging artists of merit from around the world to the Coachella Valley to create art interventions inspired by their experience here. Read more


Buckwheat provides space and time for artists to focus on their work in a quiet, natural desert setting. Residencies by invitation only. Read more

More artist residencies in North America


California Desert Arts Council
CDAC is awarding one-time COVID-19 relief grants to Coachella Valley artists and nonprofit arts organizations. Information

Foundation for Contemporary Arts
FCA is disbursing one-time emergency relief grants to experimental artists who have had performances or exhibitions canceled or postponed due to the pandemic. Information

Artist Relief
Artists affected by the COVID-19 crisis may be eligible for $5,000 grants available from Artist Relief. The application deadline is April 23. Information

California Arts Council
Grants providing project, youth & operational support. Information

Grants providing financial support and assistance to increase opportunities to engage with the arts by people with disabilities. Information

California Humanities
Grant programs that support locally-initiated public humanities projects. Information

Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant
Pollock-Krasner grants enable artists to create work, purchase materials and pay for studio rent as well as personal and medical expenses. Information