Quad city arts is committed to sharing opportunities for artists. By sharing these local calls for entry, public art commissions, juried art competitions, sculpture commission and available grants, we further our mission by providing paid and beneficial opportunities for artists to thrive in our community.
This searchable index is completely FREE and is meant to be a resource for the community. The index can aid in searching for artists to hire for commissions, working on projects that require an artist, purchasing regional art, or just exploring and seeing the talent in our region. Are you an artist? Create your profile to showcase your work!
How to Write an Artist Statement
An artist statement is crucial as it succinctly communicates an artist's vision, motivation, and creative process. It establishes a connection with the audience, providing insight into their work. Additionally, it is often required for professional opportunities, acting as a vital tool for exhibitions and collaborations. In essence, an artist statement explains why you create art.
How to take photos of your work
Quality photos of your artwork are essential for building a digital portfolio, reaching a wider audience, and showcasing your work overall. These images play a crucial role in submissions to exhibitions and art competitions, enhancing your credibility as an artist. Quality digital photographs make a difference, opening doors to increased recognition and opportunities to sell your work.
How to add hanging hardware to your work