Artist Opportunities

Artist Opportunities

This page is dedicated to providing artists with information on calls for artists, RFPs and RFQs - both locally and nationally.If you are an artist and would like to sign up to be on our artist directory, click on the link to the left and fill out the short form.

If you have any questions, please e-mail our Community Arts Director Nathan Zamarron, at nzamarron@lexarts.org or call 859.255.2951. 

Call to Artists


  • The Living Arts and Science Center's Annual Day of the Dead Exhibition brings together the rich visual traditions of the holiday Dia de los Muertos that celebrates the memories of family, friends and other public figures. Presented in conjunction with the Living Arts and Science Center’s Day of the Dead Festival (Thursday, November 1st , , 2018), the LASC’s Day of the Dead Exhibition generally features artists of Latino heritage or artists that make work in response to the Mexican holiday: Dia de los Muertos/ Day of the Dead.


    For this year’s Day of the Dead Exhibition, the LASC is seeking freestanding or pedestal based sculpture and 2d art works created to the theme of Day of the Dead to be on display leading up to the Living Arts and Science Center’s Day of the Dead Festival on Thursday, November 1st from 5:00PM to 9:00PM.  The full exhibition will run October 2 - November 24.  Entry deadline is Friday, August 17th, 2018.  For more information and guidelines pleaseclick here or call 859-252-5222. Questions or if you would like an entry form emailed as a word document please contact Gallery Director Jeffrey Nichols at jnichols@lasclex.org




Lexington Art League
Call for Guest Curators The Lexington Art League (LAL) is now accepting proposals for guest curators, and artists collectives who wish to present a major exhibition within the historic Loudoun House. The LAL staff will work with guest curators and artists groups to assist with the development of proposals, when needed, to ensure that they are successfully executed. LAL celebrates innovation, risk taking, creative growth and encourages applicants to submit proposals that will challenge and engage the viewer while creating an important space for discourse. By accepting proposals from curators and artist collectives, LAL intends to broaden their base of support not only for artists, but also for talented the curator’s within our community and region. Through this effort, LAL will deepen their commitment to inclusivity while also supporting diversity of thought and content through their programming.
Click Here for more information on the Lexington Art League.



Artist Studio available for rent in artsplace

Are you looking for Space to Create? Join the many creatives who call ArtsPlace home! Studio 1, situated in the lower level of ArtsPlace, is available for rent immediately.

Our historic Beaux Arts building, once home to Lexington's YWCA, is located at 161 North Mill Street, at the northwest corner of Church and Mill. Among the many benefits are its location in the heart of downtown, a creative and inspiring atmosphere, and a bustling Gallery Hop opportunity.

In addition to artists Chuck Fowler and Christine Kuhn, ArtsPlace is also home to the Lexington Philharmonic, Central Kentucky Youth Orchestras, the Lexington Ballet and many others.
Come join us at ArtsPlace...your next Space to Create!
  • 775 sq. ft.
  • $544 per month
  • Large space can easily be shared by two or more artists
  • Two artist tables, one with tempered glass
  • An abundance of natural light
  • In-studio sink
  • Flat files
  • Immediate availability

To schedule a showing, please inquire to info@lexarts.org or call 859-255-2951


Central Bank

John G. Irvin Art Gallery at Central Bank

300 West Vine Street Lexington, KY  40507                                                                                       

Seeking exhibition proposals. Interested artists should contact:   Patricia Wheatley pwheatley@centralbank.com (859) 253-6346