Artist Resources

Call for Artists for Gallery Exhibitions and Artist Sales Gallery

Call for Artists for Gallery Exhibitions and Artist Sales Gallery

The Burke Arts Council in Downtown Morganton is seeking innovative work from emerging and established artists working in all mediums for solo and/or group exhibitions in the Jailhouse Gallery and our Artists’ Sales Gallery. Please use the form below to upload up to 5 artwork samples. All work must be original works of art, created by… Read more »

Calling All Artists ! Annual Y-ART Sale on the Square

Annual Y-Art Sale – Time to clean out your artistic space! Join us on the Square on Saturday, October 6, 2018 for an opportunity to share your artwork – paintings, sculpture, supplies, objets d’art, art posters, art books, anything art-related ! Saturday, October 6, 2018.  10AM until 2PM on the Historic Courthouse Square Only 30 spots available…. Read more »

Regional Artists Grants (RAP-G) Applications Available

Area Counties Accepting Applications from Regional Artists Applications for 2018 – 19 Regional Artist Projects Grants (RAP-G) for artists residing in Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, Catawba or McDowell Counties are now being accepted.  (A Spanish language version of the application and guidelines is also available.) This annual grant, for up to $1,500 provides financial support to… Read more »


PICTURES OF THE PRESENT.  PICTURES FOR THE FUTURE. A Project of the Burke Youth Health Coalition The Burke Arts Council, in collaboration with Burke Recovery and Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge Arts in Medicine, is pleased to announce the second annual Vocal Lens Photography Competition and Exhibition.  Join students from Burke County as we bring A VOCAL… Read more »

Grassroots Grants Applications now available for local organizations

The Burke Arts Council is now accepting applications for North Carolina Arts Council Grassroots Arts Program through September 14, 2018. Since 1977, the North Carolina Art’s Council Grassroots Arts Program has provided North Carolina citizens access to quality arts experiences. Using a per capita based formula, the program provides funding for the arts in all… Read more »