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King County, WA + Touring Arts Roster Auditions

If you are a King County performer or performing arts group and would like to audition to be in 4Culture’s Touring Arts Roster on Sunday August 7th or Monday August 8th, please complete the Intent to Audition form;

Deadline: August 05, 2016, 5:00pm
Eligibility: King County residents. Email or call Doreen Mitchum at 206.263.1605 for more information.
Information: touringartsroster.com


King County, WA + 2016 Conductive Garboil Grant

Seattle artist Su Job envisioned and endowed an annual non-restricted grant of $3,000 for artists who have demonstrated a profound ability to challenge the limits of creative discourse and its effects on our society, pushing the artistic act beyond accepted limits, definitions, or purposes while engaging audiences outside the aesthetic industrial complex.

Deadline: August 15, 2016, 5:00pm
Eligibility: Individual artists or artist teams living in King County and working in any area or discipline with a connection to Pioneer Square.
Budget: 3,000
Information: garboil.org

HOW TO APPLY

STEP 1

Download and read the CALL FOR ARTISTS

STEP 2

Apply via Online Application




King County, WA + 2017 Tech Specific

All King County residents and organizations are invited to submit written proposals for the creation and presentation of temporary projects that explore creative expression through the integration of art and technology. All forms of artistic expression will be considered - including sculpture, visual art, media, web based and interactive technology, social media, dance, theater, music, and literature.

Deadline: September 29, 2016, 5:00pm
Eligibility: King County resident or organization
Information: 4culture.org/sitespecific


King County, WA + Poetry on Buses: Your Body of Water

Poetry on Buses has expanded in 2016-2017 to offer community sourced poetry in nine languages on a broad range of bus, rail and station venues. Residents in King County, Washington, are eligible to submit one poem up to 50 words in length on the theme "Your Body of Water."

Deadline: September 30, 2016
Eligibility: Residents of King County, WA
Information: poetryonbuses.org


King County, WA + Facility Emergencies and Opportunities

Building damage from a storm, fire, or imminent danger from structural failure are critical events that require a swift response. A chance to secure a great lease and renovate a space, or a chance to buy the perfect property also needs immediate action. Funds are set aside specifically for this program each year. Applicants go through rigorous scrutiny, and eligible projects are reviewed and acted upon in about 30 days.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Non-profit organizations and public agencies. Email or call Debra Twersky to discuss your project. 206 263.1610
Information: www.4culture.org/apply/emergency


King County, WA + Open 4Culture

4Culture recognizes a need for an entry point into 4Culture's funding opportunities. Open 4Culture provides awards of up to $1,500 for projects that are created by or for underserved communities of King County. Proposed arts, heritage and preservation projects must offer an event or presentation that is open to the public; and art projects must be created and presented outside of the City of Seattle.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Individuals and organizations who have not received 4Culture funding before. Email or call Bret Fetzer at 206.263.1599
Information: www.4culture.org/apply/open


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  •  funding grants and financial prizes/awards, available for individuals and groups
  •  public art commissions including integrated, master planning, purchase of existing pieces
  •  professional development residencies, fiscal sponsorship, workshops, employment, internships, volunteer

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Seattle, WA + Seattle Rep: Events Manager (full-time/seasonal)

In collaboration with department representatives, the Events Manager has primary responsibility for developing and managing events from concept to execution. This includes planning, coordination, and implementation of all aspects of patron-related events including major annual fundraising events, donor cultivation events, subscriber events, and education/outreach events. Start Date: August/September 2016.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (partial list): Collaborate with Development Director to vision and plan the annual Gala; Oversee planning logistics of patron-related and special events; Calculate and maintain event budgets; Develop and maintain effective relationships with front of house, production, and marketing teams to ensure effective coordination of event logistics and promotion; Create event progress and final reports as needed; and Collaborate with Institutional Giving team and Marketing/Communications team.

Deadline: July 29, 2016
Eligibility: Minimum 3 years of special events management experience; development/fundraising event experience strongly preferred.
Information: www.seattlerep.org


Seattle, WA + Rainier Arts Center: Office for Lease

Rainier Arts Center is looking for a performing arts-related tenant for a 122 sq ft office. The space has a large window, 48 sq ft of storage and is well-lit. This is the ideal location for a performing arts organization that needs office space as well as occasional space for rehearsals and performances. Office rent includes utilities and basic internet. Additional rehearsal/performance usage can be negotiated at a discounted rate with the Facility Manager.
The mission of Rainier Arts Center is to bring a world of cultures together through the performing arts. The Rainier Arts Center is an historic building located at 3515 S. Alaska St in Columbia City. The auditorium seats 240 and has a full size stage and professional sound/light system. The lower level an Event Room which is available for community rentals, a kitchen and two offices.

Deadline: July 29, 2016, 11:59pm
Information: www.rainierartscenter.org or email Francisca Garcia fgarcia@seedseattle.org or call 206.725.7517


Tacoma, WA + Inpsired by Fort Nisqually: Call for Artists

Fort Nisqually Living History Museum is seeking submissions for a juried art exhibit that will open at the Fort in September 2016. “Inspired by Fort Nisqually” is made possible with support from the Fort Nisqually Foundation. Artwork can be inspired by Fort Nisqually in several ways: Sights and sounds of the Fort as it is today, a living history museum with gardens of heritage crops, reenactors dressed in 1850s style, and original and reconstructed 1850s buildings; the materials, techniques, and styles of mid-19th century arts that found expression at the Fort, such as beadwork, leatherwork, carpentry, needlework, and scrimshaw; or an interpretation or commentary on the Fort’s history, its people or events.
The foundation is offering a purchase award and several cash prizes. Limit three entries per artist. All entries must be original and completed within the last three years. All mediums are welcome. The Fort has a voluminous research library available by appointment. Additional guidelines and submission form can be downloaded with the link provided below.

Deadline: July 29, 2016, 5 pm
Eligibility: Open to all artists.
Budget: Puchase award plus cash awards $100-$300
Information: www.metroparkstacoma.org


Kirkland, WA + Sidewalk Integration Design

The City of Kirkland is seeking a qualified artist to develop a design for art that will be incorporated in sidewalks that the City plans to either replace or create in multiple locations, some of which have been identified.

Deadline: July 29, 2016, 3:00pm
Budget: $7,000
Information: www.kirklandwa.gov


Seattle, WA + Seattle Symphony: Teaching Artist (part-time)

The Seattle Symphony Teaching Artist has the following essential job functions (partial list): Lead classes, workshops, and pre-concert activities; Teach on-site at Benaroya Hall or off-site at schools, community centers and at other nonprofit organizations; Collaborate with classroom teachers, community partners, Education and Community Engagement staff, other Teaching Artists, musicians, and others to develop lesson plans that support the goals of each individual program; and Embed participant learning outcomes into unit plans and lesson plans with concrete strategies to assess or modify those outcomes. Please send cover letter and resume to jobs@seattlesymphony.org or fax to 206.215.4701. No phone calls please.
Qualifications: Completed or working towards Bachelor or Master Degree (or equivalent experience). Majors in instrumental music performance, composition, music education or music therapy, preferred; Demonstrated performance experience on primary instrument; Ability to engage and challenge individuals and groups through music; Experience designing and implementing developmentally appropriate curricula, including lesson plans and unit plans; Ability to create safe, inclusive, supportive and creative environments for all audiences; Strong organizational, presentation and communication skills; Interpersonal skills: work with a wide range of people and deal with conflict accordingly; Attention to detail and a proven ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities; Ability to problem-solve, be flexible and imaginative. A sense of humor and excellent communication skills; Experience working in topics of social justice and racial equity; Available on weekends and evenings; Must be available for all trainings and meetings; and Reliable transportation to Benaroya Hall and offsite locations.

Deadline: July 30, 2016
Information: Kathryn Osburn kathryn.osburn@seattlesymphony.org or call 206-215-4856


Kirkland, WA + Studio East: Theater Teachers and Directors

Studio East welcomes resumes from Teaching Artists who are interested in joining our faculty. We hire energetic, responsible Theater Arts educators who have teaching, directing, choreographing, and/or music directing experience with young people ages 4-19. We are interested in Teaching Artists with several years of teaching/directing experience who love sharing their skills and experience with kids. Trained educators, actors with teaching experience, and pianists are encouraged to apply.
We’re looking for folks who are: Enthusiastic about teaching young people, and eager to learn from them; Successful teaching/directing theater – experienced/trained teachers preferred; Skilled in the disciplines they teach – experienced/active performers preferred; Able to articulate learning goals, strategies, progression of activities and assignments, and outcomes for students; Provide quality learning opportunities to students; Compassionate and attentive to individual student needs; Flexible to adapt to student and program changes; Good communicators with staff, students, and parents; and Possess qualities such as integrity, charisma, confidence, curiosity, dedication, warmth, etc.

Deadline: July 31, 2016
Information: studio-east.org or email Kristina Rowell KristinaSRowell@studio-east.org


Enumclaw/South King County, WA + 4th Annual Enumclaw Music Festival

In association with an all-day music festival, Artists may rent a 10x10 space for $50.00 to display/sell their work. This includes literary, media, video, original crafts and visual artists. Artists must provide their own tables, chairs and weather covering. There is no electricity or water access provided. Generator use is allowed but extremely limited.

Deadline: July 31, 2016
Eligibility: No mass market commercially made crafts or art accepted.
Information: enumclawfestival@gmail.com


Seattle, WA + Seattle Art Museum: Museum Educator, School and Educator Programs (full-time)

Essential Functions: Work with the Manager of School & Educator Programs to coordinate group tour and school outreach programs at SAM’s three locations; Serve as liaison between the Education and Public Programs Division and the Museum’s docent organization; Serve as trainer and educator for best practices in gallery; Participate in regular School and Teacher Program and Education and Public Programs Division meetings; and Perform other related duties as required or directed.
The Seattle Art Museum will consider reasonable accommodations for those applicants with disabilities who may need a reasonable accommodation to perform the essential functions/duties. Please contact the Human Resources Department for additional information. Seattle Art Museum is committed to diversity and inclusion. Qualified individuals who bring diverse perspectives to the workplace are especially encouraged to apply.

Deadline: July 31, 2016
Eligibility: Open to qualified candidates.
Information: visitsam.org or email Kathleen Maki kathleenm@seattleartmuseum.org or call 206.654.3259


Kirkland, WA + Studio East: Elementary ArtReach Music Director

Studio East is looking for a music director who is confident and passionate about teaching 4th– 6th graders. The Music Director is responsible for teaching and rehearsing all music, accompanying each performance, and working collaboratively with the Director on other pertinent aspects of the production. Must have after school availability between the hours of 3pm- 6pm, and as early as 12:30pm on Wednesdays. ArtReach productions meet after school four days a week for six weeks. The ideal candidate would have availability for the entire school year.

Deadline: July 31, 2016
Eligibility: Open to qualified candidates.
Information: studio-east.org or email Kristina Rowell KristinaSRowell@studio-east.org


La Conner, WA + MoNA: Education Assistant (part-time)

The Museum of Northwest Art (MoNA) seeks a part-time Education Assistant to provide critical assistance to the Education Director in maintaining and growing programs that are central to the Museum’s mission. This position offers the opportunity to work in a highly creative environment while honing the administrative and communication skills that are key in the fields of museum education and arts administration. The ideal candidate has a passion for arts education and a desire to collaborate and work with diverse audiences/communities. The Education Assistant reports to the Education Director. Apply with cover letter, current resume and references sent to the contact listed below.
Key Responsibilities: Lead studio art lessons for MoNA Link tours and other tour groups as needed; Lead tours using the Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) for MoNA Link classes and other groups as needed; Assist in MoNA Link teacher trainings and tour leader trainings; and Assist with MoNA’s Out & About and Outreach programs, leading hands-on art activities at community events and other offsite venues.

Deadline: Open until filled.
Budget: Salary commensurate with experience, includes benefits.
Information: Christopher Shainin, Executive Director christophers@museumofnwart.org or call 360.466.4446


Seattle, WA + ACT Theater:Events and Venue Manager (full-time)

The Events and Venue Manager plans and coordinates all internal and external events including conceptualization, drafting estimates and scope, billing, catering communication, and event execution. They also lead the event sales and marketing effort, monitor and control event budgets and negotiate all necessary contracts. Three to five years of experience with audience services, event floor operations, and/or stage management is required. ACT is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in all aspects of its programming and organization.

Deadline: Open until filled.
Eligibility: Open to qualified candidates.
Information: www.acttheatre.org


Seattle, WA + Glass Art Society: Communications Coordinator (full-time)

The Glass Art Society is seeking an energetic, art-loving Communications Coordinator to join its small team in Ballard. This role is responsible for designing and executing a strategic communications plan for the organization’s annual conference and year-round activities. The ideal candidate is creative, collaborative, detail-oriented, and responsible, with strong writing, editing, interpersonal, and multi-tasking skills. Compensation: DOE.
QUALIFICATIONS: Two years of related experience; Bachelor’s degree; Strong writing, editing, communication, multi-tasking and project management skills; Experience with Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, database management, website content management, and email marketing software; and A knowledge of glass art and nonprofit management (desired).

Deadline: July 31. 2016
Information: artisttrust.org or email info@glassart.org


Bainbridge Island, Washington + Executive Director's Position

Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN) is seeking an EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR who will be responsible for providing strong leadership, sound management, and effective communication that will help our non-profit organization of ten art/craft studios achieve its mission and financial objectives. The Executive Director will also be responsible for maintaining a healthy and sustainable culture, consistent with our shared values. See full job description at bainbridgebarn.org/were-hiring. Send letter, resume and references to jobs@bainbridgebarn.org, or mail to BARN, 221 Winslow Way West Box 205, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. Deadline July 31, 2016.

Deadline: July 31, 2016, Midnight
Eligibility: Please reference the full job description
Information: bainbridgebarn.org/were-hiring


Seattle, WA + The Door to the Invisible Must be Made Visible

A Group Show Presented by Mount Analogue & Megan Harmon Summer Art Series: September 2016. Parallel universes, portals, the subconscious, mystic visions and dreams, time and urgency, alternate lives, the subjectivity of reality, and/or any other concepts gleaned from the phrase THE DOOR TO THE INVISIBLE MUST BE MADE VISIBLE. This is the final show of the Summer Art Series 2016. The opening reception will take place on September 10th during Georgetown Art Attack and the closing will take place in late September. Decisions will be made and submitters notified by August 5th. All work will need to be received by August 20th.
ARTWORK GUIDELINES: Up to three works per artist may be submitted and/or a detailed project proposal; Each submission is $10.00, payable through PayPal; Works may be in any format and/or medium; Applications may be submitted via the email below. Please include: Artist CV as a PDF attachment; Your work samples as individual attachments, as Google Drive or Dropbox links, or as links to an online portfolio; Information about your Work Samples as a PDF attachment (Title, year made, materials, dimensions, any other relevant info); and Your PayPal confirmation number

Deadline: July 31, 2016, 12pm
Information: www.mount-analogue.com or email themountanalogue@gmail.com


Seattle, WA + Frye Art Museum: Visitor Services Volunteer

The Visitor Services Volunteer is the first point of contact for all Museum visitors. Under supervision by the Volunteer and Development Coordinator, the Visitor Services Volunteer will be welcoming, friendly, and provide excellent customer service to Frye visitors by orienting them around current exhibitions and programs, and providing information about the mission and history of the Frye. The Frye Visitor Services Volunteer is available at the Visitor Services Desk during regular operating hours and during some special events. The Frye Visitor Services Volunteer is able to commit to a regular weekly shift or is interested in on-call opportunities. For candidacy consideration, please submit a resume and completed volunteer application to the contact below.
Qualifications & Skills (partial list): Courteous and professional demeanor with the public and Museum staff; Willingness to lean about exhibitions for the purpose of relaying important information to visitors; Ability to work well with little supervision, and the confidence to pose questions and share feedback; Ability to lift bags over information desk and onto cloakroom shelves; and Must pass a background check. New Visitor Services Volunteers will shadow an experienced Visitor Services Volunteer for their first and second shifts, and any additional shifts as needed. Volunteers are encouraged to attend artist- and curator-led exhibition previews and other museum-wide training sessions. Visitor Services Volunteers receive a coupon for one free beverage per shift, redeemable at the Gallery Café. All volunteers receive exclusive artist- or curator-led exhibition previews, when available.

Deadline: Open until filled.
Information: fryemuseum.org or email Dulcinea Rattet drattet@fryemuseum.org or call 206.432.8269


Seattle, WA + Artist Trust: Development Assistant (part-time)

The Development Assistant is responsible for processing gifts and acknowledging donors, ensuring accurate database entry and timely communications with supporters, administering the Artist Trust Membership program, and overseeing guest registration for the annual Benefit Art Auction. Additional duties include assisting development team members as needed for fundraising events, grant writing and reporting, and other administrative tasks. This is a 0.5 FTE (20hrs/week) ten months of the year (and 40 hours a week January and February, correlating with the increased workload during Artist Trust’s annual art auction).

Deadline: August 01, 2016
Budget: $13,000 - $15,600/yr DOE, plus benefits.
Information: artisttrust.org or email Annie Holden annie@artisttrust.org or call 206.910.0332


Pacific Northwest + 2016 Betty Bowen Award

This award was established to honor Betty Bowen (1918-1977) who was an enthusiastic supporter of Northwest contemporary art. It is an unrestricted award of $15,000 for the winner to further their career. A selection of works by the winner will be exhibited at the Seattle Art Museum. Winners are selected for their original, exceptional, and compelling work. In addition, up to two Special Recognition Awards in the amount of $2,500 are often granted at the discretion of the Betty Bowen Committee. Entry fee: $10.
Betty Bowen (1918–1977) was a Washington native and enthusiastic supporter of Northwest artists. Her friends established the annual Betty Bowen Award as a celebration of her life and to honor and continue her efforts to provide financial support to the artists of the region. Since 1977, the Seattle Art Museum has hosted the yearly grant application process by which the Betty Bowen Committee chooses one visual artist working in the Northwest to receive the unrestricted cash award.

Deadline: August 01, 2016, 11:00PM
Eligibility: Open to visual artists in all media working in WA, OR, or ID.
Information: visitsam.org


Portland, OR + 2017 Portland Winter Light Festival

Call for Artists, Designers, Creatives, Makers and Performers. Inspired by light festivals around the world, the Portland Winter Light Festival (PWLF) showcases unique light-based art, community installations and performance, engages Portland's diverse communities, and creates critical opportunities for artists, designers, creatives, makers and performers to collectively expand the boundaries of art, performance and technology innovations in our region. PWLF welcomes submissions of innovative proposals for light-based sculpture, interactive installations, projections, fire art, and performance.
Combining art, science and technology, community and fun, the Portland Winter Light Festival (PWLF) is Portland’s premier winter arts & cultural event that transforms, illuminates and animates Portland's nighttime urban landscape in the month of February. Hosted at OMSI, this free, 4-day Festival takes place just north of Portland’s Tilikum Crossing along the east bank of the Willamette River as well as other select locations throughout the city.

Deadline: August 01, 2016, 10:59 pm
Eligibility: Open to residents of the greater Cascadia region (OR, WA, BC, AK, CA, ID, MT or NV)
Budget: $500 - $13,000
Information: www.pdxwlf.com


Everett, WA + Everett Massacre Centennial Juried Art Exhibit

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Everett Massacre, a dark moment of violence that took place at Everett's waterfront. Leading up to November 5th, 1916, the people of Everett found themselves at the center of a battle over workers' rights, freedom of speech, community safety, and the interests of local industry. During and after this series of events, participants created passionate art, music, and writing to share how they felt about the struggles that they were witnessing. To commemorate the anniversary of this important period of Everett history, the Everett Public Library invites local artists to submit their work for a juried exhibit inspired by the Everett Massacre.
Our display cases will hold a maximum size of 9 inches deep, by 44 inches tall, 50 inches wide. Selected artwork must be delivered to the Main Library for installation by September 5th to be included in the exhibit (September 7th-November 11th). Artwork will be displayed in the cases in the Bookend Coffee Co. and Main Library for the duration of the exhibit.

Deadline: August 01, 2016
Eligibility: Open to artists, musicians, and writers.
Information: epls.org or call Lisa Labovitch at 425-257-8005.


Seattle, WA + A Very Pitchin' Brunch: PITCHERS

“A Very Pitchin’ Brunch” is a networking event that invites local filmmakers to come together over light brunch fare, to listen to other local filmmakers pitch film proposals. Once proposals are presented, participants are free to mingle and network with one another and further decide who they would like to work with. This is our second edition and we have made some improvements! We invite local filmmakers, screenwriters, actors, crew members, composers, and those interested in monetary film investment to participate.
Pitchers: Ardor Creative Media will select up to 6 pitches no longer than 5 minutes in length to participate. Pitchers must submit their proposal to Ardor Creative Media, based on these specific guidelines: Summary of Story; Budget; Cast/Crew Needed. Pitches are encouraged to be creative and may contain a short trailer or PowerPoint presentation.

Deadline: August 01, 2016, 11:59 PM
Eligibility: Open to artists with completed Pitch and Script, age 18+, with any film level background.
Information: ardorcreativemedia.com


Mukilteo, WA + Mukilteo Art Festival

Mukilteo Arts Guild invites you to apply to be part of the 9th annual Mukilteo Art Festival on Saturday, August 6 from 10am-6pm. The festival is a one day event located in a beautiful setting overlooking Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains. This is the ideal location for tourists and returning patrons each summer to enjoy the natural beauty of the Possession Sound close in proximity to the Ferry Terminal. Location: Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave, Mukilteo,WA 98275. Presented by the Mukilteo Arts Guild and Co-Sponsored by the City of Mukilteo.

Deadline: August 03, 2016
Information: www.mukilteoarts.org or email Christine Awad Schmalz theartworkshop7@aol.com or call 425.971.5521


Seattle, WA + WLA: Laying a Solid Foundation: Business Law for Artists

Washington Lawyers for the Arts presents a workshop for everyone from sole proprietors to officers of corporations. Laying a Solid Foundation: Business Law for Artists will give you a thorough understanding of how to setup and structure your business to maximize your potential for success. You will leave with a framework for understanding how to recognize and resolve the legal issues involved with setting up and operating a business. Topics will include: Business entities; License requirements; and Working with your advisers. Location: The Vera Project, on the corner of Republican & Warren (305 Harrison Street), Seattle, WA 98109.
About Our Presenter: Tolis Dimopoulos is the founder and managing attorney of Sophos Law Firm. Tolis founded the firm in order to create a modern law firm that leverages technology and legal best practices to focus on the specific needs of startups and entrepreneurs. Tolis combines his engineering, product management, business, finance, and legal experience to serve as an outside general counsel and boardroom attorney to a variety of clients ranging from early stage startups to pre-IPO, venture-backed companies. Tolis’s practice primarily focuses on new company formation and corporate governance, securities compliance and regulation, and IP licensing and protection. In his free time, Tolis enjoys reading, yoga, trying out new gadgets, and playing strategy board games. Tolis lives in Northeast Seattle with his wife and two children.

Deadline: August 04, 2016, 6:00pm
Budget: $15 for artists/general public; $50 for attorneys.
Information: www.thewla.org or email Rob Philbrick rob@sophoslaw.com or call 206.369.6118


Seattle, WA + Anything is Possible Theater: Summer Camp intern (temp)

Rainier Arts Center and Anything Is Possible Theater are looking for Summer Camp interns! We are looking for energetic and fun loving interns who love working with diverse youth ages 6 to 12. This is a short-term, paid internship which works closely with the Camp Coordinator. Summer camp interns are needed for the one or both of the following camp sessions: Monday through Friday, August 22 – 26, from 8:30am to 6pm.
The Summer Camp Intern must be onsite for the duration of the summer camp session to which they are assigned. Applications are reviewed as soon as they are received. Duties include (partial list): Help set up the day’s activities; Assist checking participants in and out each day; Help clean up at the end of each camp day; Supervising children during outdoor play time; and Assist teaching staff with camp activities, as needed.

Deadline: August 05, 2016, 11:59pm
Budget: $300/wk stipend
Information: www.rainierartscenter.org


Seattle, WA + EMP: Youth Advisory Board

Youth Advisory Board (YAB) members directly influence teen programming at the EMP Museum, collaborating with local musicians, artists, and community groups and promoting teen programs such as Sound Off! EMP’s 21 and under battle of the bands. In addition, youth create original content for The Soundboard, an online social network devoted to the all-ages music scene and actively contribute to EMP events and exhibit openings.
Opportunities for YAB Members: Screen and discuss Sound Off! submissions; Assist at events like Bumbershoot, Sound Off! and more; Develop EMP's youth voice and reach out to other teenagers in the community; Help showcase EMP programs to the greater Seattle community; Get an inside peek at museum exhibits and special events; Participate and network on The Soundboard—EMP's online community devoted to the NW's all-ages music and arts scene.

Deadline: August 06, 2016
Information: empyab.submittable.com


Portland, OR + Oregon Zoo Central Plaza & Polar Bear Passage

On behalf of the Oregon Zoo and Metro Regional Government in Portland, Oregon, the Regional Arts & Culture Council invites professional artists/teams to submit qualifications for a commission for the Central Plaza / Polar Passage at the Oregon Zoo.

Deadline: August 08, 2016
Eligibility: Applicants must have successfully completed at least two major site-specific commissions that were informed by dialogue with a commissioning body.
Budget: $200,000
Information: www.racc.org


Bellingham, WA + Artistic Fence for Water Treatment Plant

The City of Bellingham seeks an artist or artist team to design, fabricate and install an artistic fence and possibly a new gate as part of an expansion to a water treatment plant near Whatcom Falls Park in Bellingham.

Deadline: August 12, 2016, 5pm
Eligibility: Artists or artist teams with experience in design and installation of artwork in the public realm
Budget: $170,000
Information: www.cob.org


Seattle, WA + Broadcast Apartments Lobby Installation(s)

Broadcast Apartments seeks large-­scale, high impact artwork(s) for permanent installation to amplify the double ­height of its future residential lobby space. There are two distinct opportunities within the space. All durable 2/D and low profile 3/D materials could be applicable.

Deadline: August 12, 2016
Eligibility: Pacific Northwest artists
Budget: Up to $12,000
Information: www.saraeverett.com


Snoqualmie, WA + One Snoqualmie for One World Cultural Arts Installation

A Cultural Arts & Heritage Installation in Railroad Park is part of Railroad Days Heritage Festival which draws thousands of visitors throughout the weekend of August 19-21. The installation calls for works of fine, folk & contemporary art pieces in varied media, along with poetry and prose. All should reflect global culture and embrace an ideal of global unity and peace. We want to the entire installation to tell stories of lineage through landscapes, sharing how our environments define who we are and what we do, and how the power of place connects us as one race--inspired by a multitude of colors and walks of life. No fee to enter work. If it sells a 15% commission is applied. Artists may showcase promos for other shows, poets & writers my sell any publications of work; 10% commission of sales apply to publication sales.

Deadline: August 12, 2016
Eligibility: Open to compassionate artists who embrace the concept of Peace, Love and Understanding
Information: Email bbqheiress@outlook.com


Seattle, WA + Receptionist & Uniform Coordinator (part-time)

The Northwest Choirs seeks a Receptionist to support the day to day operations of the organization during peak times. The position will average 16 hours/week, Mon-Thurs (2:30-6:30), with potential additional hours for weekend concerts and events. The Northwest Choirs’ multiple audiences include 200 members (ages 6-18), families, audience patrons, volunteers, and potential members.
Duties/Responsibilities (partial list): Report daily to the Office Manager and Executive Director for duties; General office and receptionist duties; Coordinate uniform fittings, keep track of items in database, arrange hemming and cleanings; Organizing music library, keeping database and ordering music as requested; Taking ticket orders and payments and simple data entry; and Speaking to parents about choir programs and scheduling audition appointments.

Deadline: August 12, 2016
Eligibility: Open to candidates with 1+ years in office work/receptionist and/or customer service.
Budget: $12-$15/hr DOE
Information: nwchoirs.org


Seattle, WA + Solo Exhibition at METHOD Gallery

METHOD is accepting submissions from individual artists for a solo exhibition scheduled for January 5-February 25, 2017. Groups of artists that wish to collaborate to create one cohesive installation are also welcome to apply. $20 application fee. We will select artwork that most clearly aligns with the gallery mission and that utilizes new works dedicated to transforming the gallery space for the viewing public.
The mission of METHOD is to foster and exhibit sculpture and installation that regards process, material, and concept, while engaging the gallery space. We endeavor to: promote a changing program of visually stimulating, well-researched, and thoughtful exhibitions; provide a venue for interdisciplinary thinking that supports exploration and creative problem solving; provide a contemporary exhibition space for artists who are working outside the traditional commercial standard; offer a platform for discussion on aesthetics, technical considerations, experimentation, and the creative process that are supported by artists’ talks; present exhibitions that question, inform, and inspire through engagement with the Pioneer Square community.

Deadline: August 21, 2016, 5:00
Eligibility: Open to artists working in all media, residing in WA, OR, ID, or BC.
Information: www.METHODgallery.com or email info@methodgallery.com


Seattle, WA + Northwest Chamber Chorus Auditions

The Northwest Chamber Chorus is holding auditions for experienced singers of all voices on August 28, 1:00-4:00 p.m. at Phinney Ridge Lutheran Church (7500 Greenwood Avenue N. Seattle, 98103) by appointment with Music Director Mark Kloepper. One prepared classical audition piece (accompanist provided) and sight-singing is required. To schedule an audition, contact Betsy Brockman, Executive Director at the email listed below.

Deadline: August 28, 2016
Budget: Volunteer
Information: www.northwestchamberchorus.org or email Betsy Brockman nwcc@frontier.com


Seattle, WA + Town Hall Seattle: Event Staff (part-time, seasonal)

The Event Staff support the House Manager in managing day-of-show logistics and public safety at all Town Hall events. Working as a member of the production team, the event staff are responsible for maintaining a clean, safe, and customer service-oriented environment for our patrons. Duties include event set-up, building upkeep, light cleaning, and operation of the Town Hall café. Shifts vary in length and shift times vary based on event needs. Evening and weekend hours are required, Sept-June.

Deadline: August 31, 2016
Eligibility: Open to qualified candidates.
Budget: $15/hr + paid sick leave
Information: townhallseattle.org


Seattle, WA + Town Hall Seattle: House Manager (part-time, seasonal)

The House Manager is responsible for managing day-of-show logistics and public safety at all Town Hall events. Reporting to the Production Director, the House Manager works in a supervisory capacity with the event staff to ensure a clean, safe, and customer service-oriented environment for our patrons. The House Manager serves as a liaison to Town Hall rental clients, artists and speakers, press, and other event personnel. Duties include event set-up, building upkeep, day-of event coordination, and managing operations of the Town Hall café. Shifts vary in length and shift times vary based on event needs. Evening and weekend hours are required, Sept-June.

Deadline: August 31, 2016, 5pm
Eligibility: Open to qualified candidates.
Budget: $16.50/hr + paid sick leave
Information: townhallseattle.org


Bend, OR + Reed Market & 15th Street Roundabout

Art in Public Places in invite artists to submit qualifications for a public art installation in a roundabout at Reed Market & 15th Street in Bend, Oregon.

Deadline: September 01, 2016
Eligibility: Professional artists residing in the Northwest and Southwest United States
Budget: $100,000
Information: www.callforentry.org


Seattle, WA + Cultural Facilities Fund

Now for the fourth year in a row, the Office of Arts & Culture is proud to offer Seattle-based organizations capital funding for major projects through its Cultural Facilities Fund. Cultural facilities, including performing arts centers, museums, cinemas, galleries, music venues, and workshop and rehearsal spaces, create visibility for the arts and function as community gathering places. They provide cultural opportunities for residents and visitors, economic vitality to neighborhoods and surrounding businesses, and homes for artists and arts groups. They are the anchors for our creative neighborhoods, the portals through which our neighbors engage with the arts. Applicants may request up to $50,000 to support direct project expenses.
The program awards funding to Seattle arts, heritage, cultural and arts service organizations with facility projects, including ADA compliance, facility renovations, or new facility projects. Eligible organizations must have at least a three-year operating history as a legally established not-for-profit organization, have control of the facility through ownership or a longer-term lease, and demonstrate a record of ongoing artistic or cultural accomplishments in Seattle. A significant amount of funding for the facility’s project beyond this grant must be in place before applying. Projects must be able to take place and be completed between November 2015 and December 2016.

Deadline: September 01, 2016
Information: www.seattle.gov or email Matthew Richter matthew.richter@seattle.gov or call (206) 733-9955


Ashland, OR + Theater Corridor Installation

The City of Ashland, Oregon is issuing a Request for Qualifications for a site specific installation for the length of a concrete paved, exterior corridor. The project will include an all-inclusive award of $110,000. The deadline is October 1, 2016.

Deadline: October 01, 2016
Eligibility: Established professional artists living in the western US, with experience creating, fabricating and installing public art
Budget: $110,000
Information: www.ashland.or.us/theatercorridor


Vashon Island, WA + Vashon Center for the Arts: Koch Gallery

Vashon Center for the Arts- Koch Gallery invites proposals from Northwest artist for art work for 2017 Koch Gallery monthly exhibitions. Koch Gallery at VCA is seeking works in painting, sculpture, printmaking, mixed media. photography, pottery/clay, installation glass, wood and fiber.

Deadline: October 15, 2016, 5:00 pm
Eligibility: Open to Northwest artists.
Information: VashonCenterfortheArts.org or email Janice Mallman, Gallery Curator JaniceM@VashonCenterfortheArts.org


Seattle, WA + Sound Off! Battle of the Bands

An annual event since 2001, EMP’s Sound Off! supports the all-ages scene by giving artists an opportunity to showcase original music on a large platform, launch their music careers, and connect with peer musicians, industry leaders, and other members of the artistic community invested in supporting their success and growth. Three semifinal rounds of Sound Off! concerts will take place Fridays, February 10, 17, and 24 (Semifinals), culminating in an electrifying finals on Saturday, March 4, 2017. Bands are scored based on song composition and arrangement, creativity and originality, technical ability and musicianship. All categories will be weighted equally.
Now in its 16th year, Sound Off! has paved the way for some amazing bands and artists including The Lonely Forest, Dyme Def, Sol, Dave B, Naked Giants, Kithkin, Schoolyard Heroes, Tomten, Brite Futures, as well as members of Beat Connection, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Cumulus, Oberhofer, La Luz, Kairos and more. From Seattle and Portland to Vancouver and Boise, groups or solo musicians playing all genres of music are encouraged to submit original material for consideration.

Deadline: November 07, 2016
Eligibility: Open to musicians age 21 and under.
Information: www.empmuseum.org


Seattle, WA + ArtLifting

ArtLifting is a social enterprise that helps artists living ​with disability or homelessness earn income by ​connecting them to interested buyers through our national, online platform. We are currently working with artists in 16 communities across the country and are expanding into Seattle. There is no cost for artists to participate in ArtLifting—we take care of any associated costs (including shipping and framing). We have a full-time marketing and sales team that works to sell your work at no additional cost to you.
Applicants must: be over age 18; be eligible to work in the United States; and meet at least one of the following criteria-currently living with a disability, or experience with homelessness. For every item sold, artists earn 55% commission. Reproductions of artists works are priced at $75. Artists can set their own minimum price for originals. ArtLifting is typically able to sell originals between $600 and $3,000.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Open to artists living with disability or homelessness.
Information: www.artlifting.com


Shoreline, WA + Gallery at Town Center: Call for Small Works

The Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council is looking for local artists to display and sell their handmade small works and gift items at The Gallery at Town Center in Lake Forest Park. The Gallery at Town Center is a not-for-profit gift shop that has artist-made small works and jewelry. We carry a variety of items and mediums – jewelry, sculpture, cards, miniatures, pottery, glass, metal, wood, scarves, purses, etc.
Artists are invited to submit the following via email to gallery@shorelinearts.net: Resume including where you’ve shown your work; Artist statement with website address, if applicable; 5-10 digital images that reflect your work with an image list that includes medium and retail price. All work in the Gallery must be original and for sale. Commission on work sold is 50% with a maximum commission of $80. The Gallery is located inside the lower level of the Lake Forest Park Town Center at 17171 Bothell Way NE. We encourage you to stop by and view the space.

Deadline: on-going
Information: www.shorelinearts.net Email gallery@shorelinearts.net or call (206) 588-8332 (Wed or Thurs only 12pm-5pm)


Seattle, WA + Marketing and PR Internships

The marketing team at ACT is looking for a dynamic, upbeat intern who wants to learn the ropes of the marketing and communications field, with special emphasis on public relations and social media. The intern will work as part of a team but also will be asked to work independently to complete tasks. The marketing intern is responsible for assisting the Marketing, Communication, and Sales Department in implementing ACT’s overall marketing plan to build awareness about ACT within the community, and to increase attendance and ticket sales.

Deadline: on-going
Information: Contact ACTinterns@acttheatre.org


Seattle, WA + Ardor Creative Media: Research Intern/Volunteer (part time)

We are creating several film-related databases for Ardor Creative Media, and are looking for a temporary pt volunteer/intern (up to 25 hours a week) who can work independently and can meet with the Executive Director at least once a week for an hour to review materials. A lot of the work is research. If you are interested please email your letter of intent and/or resume to the email below. Thank you.

Deadline: on-going
Information: www.ardorcreativemedia.com or email amanda@ardorcreativemedia.com


Seattle, WA + Career Incentive Funds Grant

Career Incentive Funds (CIF) support individual visual artists, contemporary art curators, and critical arts writers based in the Seattle area or Portland area who wish to advance their practices and contribute to the field of contemporary art on a national/international level. Approximately $16,000 total will be distributed each application period.

2016 Open Application Periods

Available: 4/3/2016 to 6/5/2016 Due: 11:59pm on 6/5/2016

Available: 8/7/2016 to 10/2/2016 Due: 11:59pm on 10/2/2016

Applicants must be practicing visual artists, independent or institutionally affiliated contemporary art curators, or individuals currently producing critical writing about contemporary visual art. All activities must take place outside of an applicant’s home state of Washington or Oregon.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Open to practicing visual artists, art curators and critical writers residing in the Seattle and Portland areas.
Information: http://thenewest.org or contact info@thenewest.org


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San Diego, CA + Permanent, Site-Specific Art at Water Purification Facility

The City of San Diego is seeking applications from interested qualified artists to provide public art services for the Pure Water North City Public Art Project. An artist or artist team is sought to design, fabricate and transport permanent, site-specific artwork for North City Advanced Water Purification Facility and consult during installation of artwork at the site by the City.

Deadline: July 28, 2016, 4:00 PM PST
Eligibility: Any artist or artist team authorized to work in the U.S.
Budget: Approximately $975,000
Information: www.sandiego.gov/arts-culture


Phoenix, AZ + Sculpture Purchase for Skyharbor Airport

The Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture’s Public Art Program is requesting qualifications from artists for purchase of existing sculptures for the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport Terminal Three Modernization West Plaza. The West Plaza will become a sculpture garden featuring art among desert plants and trees. Up to five artists will be commissioned for this opportunity. Selected works will become part of the City’s Municipal Art Collection.

Deadline: July 29, 2016
Eligibility: Open to professional artists nationally
Budget: $300,000 (total, for up to 5 works)
Information: www.phoenix.gov


Phoenix, AZ + Signature Work for Skyharbor Airport Modernization Project

The Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture’s Public Art Program is requesting qualifications from artists to create a dynamic, signature work for the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport Terminal Three Modernization project. The artwork site is an expansive wall in the East Arrivals Atrium.

Deadline: July 29, 2016
Eligibility: Open to artists nationally with demonstrated experience working on large scale projects
Budget: $1,500,000
Information: www.phoenix.gov


Greensboro, NC + Glass Work at Performing Arts Building

The Public Art Endowment, a program of The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro, invites artists to apply for a permanent glass window project for the new Van Dyke Performance Space at the Greensboro Cultural Center. These windows are positioned overlooking the new LeBauer Park.

Deadline: August 01, 2016
Eligibility: Professional artists residing in the US with experience in implementing and working in the public arena
Budget: $50,000
Information: cfgg.org


Orlando, FL + Design of Terrazzo Floors in Airport

The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority seeks one or more artists to develop the design for permanent specialty terrazzo flooring for four distinct locations areas within the ticket lobby. The budget for the entire floor project is $600,000 with the artist fee being negotiated after selection. The work will be installed by a contractor selected by the aviation authority.

Deadline: August 03, 2016
Eligibility: Professional artists/artisans
Budget: $600,000 overall budget for floors; artist fee to be negotiated
Information: www.orlandoairports.net (click on "Construction Opportunities" and navigate to "BP-447 Notice of Artists for Specialty Flooring for the Ticket Lobby Program")


Arlington County, VA + Oakland Park Permanent Work

Arlington County, Virginia is accepting qualifications from artists or artist teams interested in a public art opportunity at Oakland Park, located in the Virginia Square neighborhood of Arlington, VA. The selected artist/team will design, fabricate, and install a permanent work of art that will function as a shading element in the park that is being upgraded for enhanced user experience.

Deadline: August 08, 2016
Eligibility: Professional artists and design professionals
Budget: $85,000
Information: www.arlingtonva.us


San Antonio, TX + San Pedro Creek Tricentennial Artwork

Bexar County and the San Antonio River Authority are seeking an artist or artist team to design and install a permanent public artwork at the newly renovated San Pedro Creek Plaza as part of Phase 1 of a County-funded public works project: San Pedro Creek Improvements Project in San Antonio, Texas.

Deadline: August 12, 2016, 11:59 pm
Eligibility: All artists and artist teams, age 18 and over, including teams of artists from multiple disciplines
Budget: $735,000
Information: spcproject.org


San Jose, CA + Women and Children Medical Center

Valley Medical Center invites experienced artists or artist teams to submit qualifications to be considered for several artwork opportunities intended to create a signature identity for the exterior of Valley Medical Center’s new Women and Children Center as part of the Imagine VMC initiative.

Deadline: August 22, 2016
Eligibility: Artists/teams working or living in the US who demonstrate experience with integrated public art of a budget greater than $250,000.
Budget: $250,000 to $1,000,000
Information: www.sanjoseca.gov


Honolulu, HI + Art in City Buildings for Thomas Square

The City and County of Honolulu Commission on Culture and the Arts desires to commission an outdoor sculpture of King Kamehameha III for Thomas Square.

Deadline: October 02, 2016
Eligibility: Artists, or artist teams, qualified to work for the City and County of Honolulu
Budget: $250,000
Information: www.honolulu.gov/moca


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Seattle, Wa + Cine-City: A Community Exposé

Cine-City: A Community Exposé is a film showcase that happens every other month. Submissions are now open for 2016 for participants in the Seattle and Surrounding Areas. Films 10 minutes and under! Submissions are on a first come first serve basis.

Deadline: Ongoing
Eligibility: 21 and over, Films 10 minutes and under
Information: www.ardorcreativemedia.com


Online Curriculum + Arts Learning & Public Art: In the Classroom

Public art enhances and enlivens public spaces. It can also serve as a great jumping-off point for active arts learning for K – 12 students. Each lesson plan in this series is based on artwork in the WA State Art Collection and includes a PowerPoint presentation of images. Developed by master teaching artist Meredith Essex, each lesson can be modified for different student populations.
The lessons include arts learning objectives and vocabulary aligned with Washington State Standards and can be led by arts specialists, generalist classroom teachers, or teaching artists. Suggested grade levels for each lesson plan are noted, but lessons can be easily modified for age appropriate learning.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: N/A
Information: www.arts.wa.gov


Tacoma, WA + Spaceworks

Spaceworks Tacoma is an initiative to activate empty storefronts and vacant space. The initiative makes no- and low-cost temporary space available to artists, fledgling creative entrepreneurs, organizations, and community groups who transform vacant spaces through artist residencies and creative enterprises. There are currently 2 tracks available as part of this application: Creative Enterprise and Artist Residency.

CREATIVE ENTERPRISE This program provides designers, crafters, consultants and other fledgling entrepreneurs with the chance to test new products and services in a physical space. We are currently looking for artists who can move into spaces on a rolling basis for three or six month durations.

SPECIAL PROJECTS This program offers dedicated practicing artists the chance to pursue projects and develop work in any discipline for up to six months. This could include individual artist residencies, but preference will be given to especially active projects.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis as space becomes available. Priority will be given to applications that are received first. Applicants are encouraged to contact Spaceworks staff to check on the status of their application or to refine their proposal concept.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Open to artists residing in WA.
Budget: N/A
Information: spaceworkstacoma.wordpress.com or email Rebecca Solverson rsolverson[at]cityoftacoma.org


Kent, WA + Give Me Culture Grants

Small, flexible grants available to individuals, organizations, and community groups. The grants will fund projects that serve the general public in Kent; especially projects that serve and showcase ethnically diverse or under-served communities.
The Give Me Culture program is intended to broaden participation in, and showcasing of, arts and culture activities throughout Kent. There is no deadline for the program; applications will be reviewed as they are received throughout the year.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: US Artists
Budget: small grants up to $1,000
Information: www.kentarts.com or email rbillerbeck[at]kentwa.gov


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Mount Dora, FL + Public Artist Registry

The City of Mount Dora is currently soliciting professional artists for the purpose of creating a database of qualified artists that will be utilized in the commissioning of public art by the Public Arts Commission. The Call to Artists is open to all artists of visual art conceived in any medium, material, or combination thereof. The database will also be a resource for private developers in selecting capable artists to create public art for private developments to meet the requirements of Public Art in Mount Dora.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: No eligibility restrictions listed.
Budget: N/A
Information: www.mountdorapublicarts.com or email plandev[at]cityofmountdora.com


Tallahassee, FL + Art In State Buildings Registry

The Art in State Buildings Program acquires artwork for new public facilities built with state funds. The program requires that up to .5% of the construction appropriation be set aside to acquire artwork for permanent display in, on or around the facility. Since the program began in 1979, more than 1,000 works of art have been purchased or commissioned.
Participating artists must have resumes which illustrate that they have met two of the following criteria: 1.the artist's works are included in private, public, corporate or museum collections; 2.the artist has received awards, grants or fellowships; 3.the artist has completed other public commissions on a similar scale; 4.the artist has participated in exhibitions at major museums or galleries.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: No eligibility restrictions listed.
Budget: N/A
Information: www.florida-arts.org or email Lee Modica lmodica[at]dos.state.fl.us


New York, NY + Percent for Art Registry

The New York Department of Cultural Affairs, along with NY Culture of the City of New York, are accepting application for the Percent for Art Program Artist Registry. The percent for art program commissions permanent works of art by local, national, and international artists for NYC construction projects. Project budgets are inclusive of the artist's design fee which is generally 20% of the overall budget.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: No eligibility restrictions listed.
Budget: varies by project
Information: www.nyc.gov or email percent[at]culture.nyc.gov


Hillsborough County, FL + Art in Public Places Program Registry

Artists with proficiency in planning, creating and implementing public art are encouraged to apply to the registry.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: No eligibility restrictions listed.
Budget: N/A
Information: www.hillsboroughcounty.org


Memphis, TN + UrbanArt Commission: Artist Registry

You are cordially invited to join the Artists' Registry of UrbanArt's new website. This tool is provided to you as a means to introduce new audience to the work of visual artists working in all media, as well as fabricators, designers, architects, and curators of art in the public realm.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: No eligibility restrictions listed.
Budget: N/A
Information: urbanart.rfbeta.com or email UrbanArt Commission info[at]urbanartcommission.org


International, Publication + Public Art Dialogue

The Editors of Public Art Dialogue are now inviting submissions for all sections of the journal. All article, essay, artist's statement, and book review submissions must be double-spaced, have numbered pages, and strictly follow the MLA endnote format (when notes are used). We are seeking scholarly articles, essays, book reviews and artist projects which are unique artworks and/or art interventions designed specifically for the pages of Public Art Dialogue.
Articles presenting new information or interpretations of subjects pertaining to the theme of the issue. There will be opportunities for open issues without specific, predetermined themes as well. Essays are opinion pieces, comparable to position papers that advocate a particular approach (theoretical or otherwise) to the subject. Artist projects should relate to the theme of a particular issue and treat the journal itself as a site/space for public art. Links to web-based works are also acceptable.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Open to all working in the field of public art.
Budget: N/A
Information: www.tandf.co.uk or email Mary Tinti tinti00[at]yahoo.com


Your Town, USA and Canada + The Public Art Archive™

This is a call for the inclusion of public art collections in the Public Art Archive™, an online database of public art. This is not a RFQ/RFP, roster, or commissioning project call. To qualify, you must be a professional artist who has completed and installed public artwork, or an administrator of an established public art program in any of the 50 United States or Canada.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Open to qualified public artworks.
Budget: N/A
Information: www.callforentry.org or email Public Art Archive PAArchive[at]westaf.org


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King County, WA + Facility Emergencies and Opportunities

Building damage from a storm, fire, or imminent danger from structural failure are critical events that require a swift response. A chance to secure a great lease and renovate a space, or a chance to buy the perfect property also needs immediate action. Funds are set aside specifically for this program each year. Applicants go through rigorous scrutiny, and eligible projects are reviewed and acted upon in about 30 days.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Non-profit organizations and public agencies. Email or call Debra Twersky to discuss your project. 206 263.1610
Information: www.4culture.org/apply/emergency


King County, WA + Open 4Culture

4Culture recognizes a need for an entry point into 4Culture's funding opportunities. Open 4Culture provides awards of up to $1,500 for projects that are created by or for underserved communities of King County. Proposed arts, heritage and preservation projects must offer an event or presentation that is open to the public; and art projects must be created and presented outside of the City of Seattle.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Individuals and organizations who have not received 4Culture funding before. Email or call Bret Fetzer at 206.263.1599.
Information: www.4culture.org/apply/open


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Seattle, WA + Wing Luke: Visitor Services Lead (part-time)

The Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience is seeking motivated and enthusiastic individuals to work a flexible schedule as Visitor Services Leads. Qualified candidates possess excellent communication, customer service, and sales skills and an interest in the rich history, culture and art of the Asian Pacific American communities in the Pacific Northwest and Seattle’s Chinatown-International District. Prior museum experience not required, but candidate must have exceptional customer service experience.
The hours for these positions vary depending on the needs of the museum and could be anywhere from 0 – 19 hours per week, Tuesday – Sunday, 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., with occasional evening hours and requires a minimum 6 month commitment. EOE.

Deadline: August 15, 2016, 5:00PM
Eligibility: Open to candidates with customer service & sales skills, and knowledge of APIA history.
Budget: $12/hr
Information: www.wingluke.org


Seattle, WA + Wing Luke: Marketplace Sales Associate (part-time)

The Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience is seeking motivated and enthusiastic individuals to work a flexible schedule as Marketplace Sales Associates. The Sales Associate’s main responsibility is to generate earned revenue by providing top-level customer service, possessing thorough product knowledge, and developing merchandise displays while also connecting our Marketplace to the Wing Luke Museum’s mission of supporting Asian Pacific American businesses, histories, and cultures. Position requires a minimum 6 month commitment. Position pays $12 an hour and is non-benefitted, with possible full-time employment available in fall 2016. Positions available beginning spring 2016 and open until filled.
Qualified candidates possess excellent communication and sales skills. The Sales Associate also is responsible for full operation of the Marketplace during Senior Front of House Manager’s absence. The hours for this positions vary depending on the needs of the museum and could be anywhere from 0 – 19 hours per week, Tuesday – Sunday, 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., with occasional evening hours. EOE.

Deadline: August 15, 2016, 5:00PM
Eligibility: Open to candidates with customer service & sales skills.
Budget: $12/hr
Information: www.wingluke.org


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