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Please check this section of the website frequently for open calls from the Division of the Arts. For other arts opportunities, please visit

Open Calls

Arts Business Competition

The call for the Arts Business Competition, available to UWMadison students, opens in January with a deadline in March. Finalists are notified and winners determined in April.

The call for proposals for the 2021 Arts Business Competition is now open! Deadline: Monday, March 8 by noon.

Interdisciplinary Arts Residency Program

The call for Interdisciplinary Artist-In-Residence proposals opens in the fall with a deadline in December. Applicants are notified by February.

The Division of the Arts invites proposals for the inaugural year-long 2022-23 Interdisciplinary Artist-in-Residence Teaching (IART) program until 11:59 pm CT on Thursday, April 15, 2021.

Creative Arts Awards

The call for the Creative Arts Awards, available to UWMadison faculty, staff, and students, opens in the fall with a deadline in November or December. Winners are notified by January and are honored at the annual Arts Awards celebration in the spring.

The call is currently closed.

The Studio Awards

The call for The Studio Awards, available to current residents of The Studio, opens in the spring semester.

The call is currently closed.


Director of the Division of the Arts

Deadline: March 5, 2021


Check back soon!