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King County, WA + Site Specific Call for Collaborative Proposals

King County based artists, individuals and organizations are invited to explore creative partnerships with one or more King County historic site(s) and to submit collaborative proposals for a public presentation or installation in 2015 as part of the Site Specific program.

Deadline: October 08, 2014, 5PM
Eligibility: See Application for Details.
Information: www.sitespecificarts.org


King County, WA + 2015-2016 Arts Sustained Support Funding

4Culture's Arts Sustained Support Program provides predictable levels of funding in each two-year cycle. The purpose is to help arts organizations provide a greater public benefit: To make their cultural programs more accessible to all populations within King County through promotion of affordable programming, educational outreach, or active participation.

Deadline: October 15, 2014, 5PM
Eligibility: See the application information on our website for details.
Information: www.4culture.org/apply/artssustained


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. 206.205.8558
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, and are not served by our other programs. Proposed arts projects must offer an event or presentation that is open to the public; and must be created and presented outside of the City of Seattle.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Individuals and organizations not currently part of 4Culture Sustained Support Program. Email or call Debra Twersky at 206.205.8558.
Information: www.4culture.org/apply/open


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Renton, WA + Renton Library

King County Library System and the City of Renton is seeking artists who will work with the respective design teams and KCLS to create public art uniquely designed for the renovated and new libraries. KCLS is looking for a wide variety of artists covering all mediums, from painting to multimedia.

Deadline: September 19, 2014, 4:00 pm
Eligibility: No eligibilty requirements specified.
Budget: $50,000
Information: www.kcls.org


Renton, WA + Renton Highlands Library

King County Library System and the City of Renton is seeking artists who will work with the respective design teams and KCLS to create public art uniquely designed for the renovated and new libraries. KCLS is looking for a wide variety of artists covering all mediums, from painting to multimedia.

Deadline: September 19, 2014, 4:00 pm
Eligibility: No eligibilty requirements specified.
Budget: $40,000.
Information: www.kcls.org


Seattle, WA + Duwamish Revealed

Duwamish Revealed is a large program of temporary, site-specific public art, performance and other events that will bring people to the river and celebrate its unique culture, communities and history. Duwamish Revealed will take place in 2015, from about May to September. We are seeking creative people to be part of the project by submitting their ideas.
Here are some examples of the river-related work we’re looking for: Temporary, outdoor public art installations Performances – dance, movement, music, film, multi-media, etc. Activities (for example, outdoor movie nights, boat flotillas or guided walking tours) Events, particularly those that highlight the cultural communities along the Duwamish Large-scale lighting installations along the industrial corridor Unique community projects that involve children and youth

Deadline: September 29, 2014, 11 pm
Eligibility: The proposed project must relate to the Duwamish River.
Information: www.duwamishrevealed.com


Downtown Seattle, WA + Hope from Chaos

Shadow art installation (location to be determined) to begin Nov. 30 and run through Dec. 28, 2014. Each week for four weeks, a different word, depicted from a variety of found materials (wood, metal, rubbish) and projected onto a wall. Words are Hope, Peace, Joy, Love. High visibility project, collaboration, creativity and flexibility necessary. Photography skills a plus.

Deadline: September 30, 2014, 5 pm
Eligibility: Previous art installation experience
Budget: $2,500
Information: JRandall[at]PlymouthChurchSeattle.org


Lynnwood, WA + Call For Artists for Lynnwood Arts Commission Gallery

Artist opportunity to exhibit at Lynnwood Library Art Gallery in Lynnwood at 19200 44th Ave West. Commission will select artists for 6 week long exhibitions for 2015 & will notify artists selected by end of October.
Art criteria: original two dimensional work up to 36" x 36" that is matted & framed or museum wrapped & wired ready to hang & three dimensional work up to 12" x 12" x12". Application available on city website under Artist Opportunities.

Deadline: September 30, 2014
Eligibility: Resident of Washington Sate
Information: www.ci.lynnwood.wa.us or email lynnwoodarts[at]gmail.com


Portland, Oregon + Translations' Call for Art

Emergent Art Space invites students and emerging artists to participate in an international exhibition series on the theme: "Translations" First Prize: $500 USD Five Finalists: $200 USD Online Exhibition: December 1, 2014 Live Exhibition: January 20, 2014 Hosted by the Art Dept of Reed College Portland, Oregon
Trans-lating: to bring across, to transfer, to transport, to make understandable in another language, to make accessible to another culture. Translating from one language to another, from one expressive medium to another. Translations as a way to expand our understanding, to facilitate communication. Translations as a pressing issue in contemporary society that is connected yet divided. Both globally and locally, in our communities and in our personal lives. What is lost in translation and what is found? Founded in 2012, Emergent Art Space is a web based non-profit organization that supports young artists around the world. We promote dialogue and exposure amongst emerging artists and across borders. ‘Translations’ is Emergent Art Space’s second call for art. The selection of works submitted to the first call for art, ‘Crossing Borders’, was presented as an online exhibition in December 2012. It was exhibited in San Francisco, California, USA in the Summer 2013, and in Seoul, South Korea, and Tijuana, Mexico, in the Summer 2014.

Deadline: September 30, 2014
Eligibility: Artists must be in school or under the age of 30. Size and weight limitations will be considered for the live exhibition. Video art: maximum length of 5 minutes.
Information: www.emergentartspace.org


Seattle, WA+ Pratt Fine Arts Center 2014 Holiday Art Sale

Pratt Fine Arts Center’s annual Holiday Art Sale showcases an exceptional selection of art and unique gifts made by our extended community of artists working in glass, jewelry, wood, textiles, sculpture, photography, painting, printmaking, and more. Free and open to the public, proceeds from this 10-day sale support both Pratt Fine Arts Center - the most dynamic, year-round, multi-disciplinary arts center in the Pacific Northwest – as well as our incredible roster of local artists!
The 2014 Holiday Art Sale is open to all regional artists working in any tangible visual arts media, and runs from Nov. 21-30 in Pratt’s spacious 2D/printmaking studios (located at 1905 S Main Street, Seattle, WA 98144) except Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 27, when Pratt is closed.

Deadline: October 03, 2014, 11:59 PM
Information: www.pratt.org


Burien, WA + ArtAbility Faire, No Boundaries 2015

No Boundaries 2015 continues the annual touring tradition of showcasing contemporary art of NW artists with disabilities. Established 23 years ago by VSAAW, No Boundaries is now being supported by the local arts community, patrons and 4Culture. You are invited to celebrate No Boundaries 2015 with us by submitting up to 3 digital images of your original artwork for consideration in this year's show.

Deadline: October 10, 2014
Eligibility: Open to local artists with disabilities. All work must be original, created since acquiring a disability and for sale.
Information: www.artabilityfaire.com


Vashon Island (near Seattle), Washington + Vashon Allied Arts Gallery - 2015 Call To Artists

Vashon Allied Arts invites proposals from Northwest artists for art work in any media for 2015 Vashon Allied Arts Gallery monthly exhibitions. We are interested in exhibiting all media: painting, sculpture, mixed media, photography, pottery/clay, glass, wood, fiber, installation. Request prospectus via e-mail.

Deadline: October 15, 2014, 5pm
Information: www.vashonalliedarts.org or email Janice Mallman, Gallery Curator at JaniceM[at]vashonalliedarts.org


Olympia, WA + Longhouse Education and Cultural Center Artist Grants

The Longhouse Education and Cultural Center recognizes the importance of supporting the arts at the source - by supporting the artists themselves. Each year, the Longhouse puts out a call for grant proposals in the Northwest for our two grant programs, the Native Creative Development Program and the Master Artist Initiative: Artists Teaching Artists grant program. Over the years, artists working in a variety of media have been awarded funding to create new work, teach workshops to pass along cultural knowledge, purchase tools and materials and much more. The Native Creative Development Program offers individual artists up to $2,000 and the Master Artist Initiative offers up to $5,000.

Deadline: October 20, 2014
Eligibility: Open to American Indian, Alaska Native and Kanaka Maoli artists living in Washington and Oregon
Information: www.evergreen.edu


Seattle, WA + Jack Straw Artist Support Program

Up to eight artists/teams are awarded 20 hours of free recording and production time with an engineer at Jack Straw Cultural Center; an additional 10-12 artists/teams receive matching awards. The Artist Support Program is open to artists of all disciplines whose project proposals include sound as a major component. Such projects might include recording a music CD, producing radio programs, oral histories, audio literature, sound for a gallery installation or public art project, film, performance, digital media work, etc. Completed projects are publicly presented at a Jack Straw artist event.

Deadline: October 31, 2014, 5pm
Eligibility: Open to established and emerging artists working in any discipline or genre. Artists living outside of the Puget Sound region may apply, but should be aware that expenses for travel, lodging, etc. are not included in the award.
Information: www.jackstraw.org


Seattle, WA + Jack Straw New Media Gallery Program

The Jack Straw New Media Gallery is a unique venue in Seattle where artists from various disciplines can present works in which sound is an integral or exclusive element. This program enables artists to experiment with audio and to develop new skills and ideas in a supportive setting.
Up to four artists/teams are selected to receive 20 hours of free studio time with an engineer to realize the sound component of their project, and to exhibit their completed project in our gallery in the following year. Gallery exhibitions include an opening reception, artist talk/workshop, podcast/interview posted on our web site, and other events.

Deadline: October 31, 2014, 5pm
Eligibility: Open to established and emerging artists working in any discipline or genre. Artists living outside of the Puget Sound region may apply, but should be aware that expenses for travel, lodging, etc. are not included in the award.
Information: www.jackstraw.org


Seattle, WA + Jack Straw Writers Program

Twelve writers, selected by an invited curator, create new work during the residency to be presented through live readings, recorded interviews, a published anthology, and as podcasts on our web site. Participants also receive professional training in voice and microphone technique, performance and delivery, and interviews. The 2015 Writers Program Curator is Kevin Craft.

Deadline: October 31, 2014, 5pm
Eligibility: Open to established and emerging writers working in any genre. Artists living outside of the Puget Sound region may apply, but should be aware that expenses for travel, lodging, etc. are not included in the award.
Information: www.jackstraw.org


Tacoma, WA + 2015 Visiting Artist Residency at Museum of Glass

Each year, MOG invites artists to apply for a Visiting Artist Residency in the Hot Shop, to explore new techniques or continue a current series. Selected artists have full use of our state-of-the-art Hot Shop and the assistance of our Hot Shop Team during a residency that is up to five (5) days. Applications for 2015 Visiting Artist Residencies are currently being accepted.

Deadline: December 01, 2014, 5:00pm
Information: www.museumofglass.org


Seattle, WA + The New Foundation Seattle, Residency Grants

Residency Program Funds (RPF) provide funds for Seattle-based contemporary visual artists, curators, and art writers who have opportunities to attend residencies out-of-state and need assistance to cover tuition, fees, and travel expenses. RPF are intended to support individuals accepted to residency programs. Requests for seminars, professional training, workshops, lectures, symposia, conferences, exhibition support or competitions are not eligible.
Individuals are selected for RPF based on: quality and reputation of the residency program; demonstrated ability to succeed in the program based on work samples and prior experience; and well-articulated explanations of the purpose of attending the residency and the artistic/professional impact it will have on you and your practice. Individuals apply for funding through an open application process. Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis. When funds allotted for the calendar year run out, the Foundation will discontinue accepting applications until the following calendar year. We will indicate on our website when funding for the year has expired. Applicants can submit requests for any amount up to $5,000 maximum, however, the typical range of RPF given is $1,200 – $3,000.

Deadline: on-going
Information: thenewest.org


Seattle, WA + The New Foundation Seattle / Residency Grants

Seattle-based contemporary visual artists, curators, and critical writers who have been accepted to out-of-state residency programs can apply for funding from the Foundation to offset the costs associated with tuition, fees, and travel.

Information: thenewest.org


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Phoenix, AZ + 107 th Avenue Corridor

The Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture requests qualifications from professional artists to work with the selected design and engineering team to integrate public art into the 107th Avenue Corridor from Indian School Road to Camelback Road.
The selected artist(s) are expected to work in a collaborative manner with City departments, the design teams, and community groups and stakeholders. The selected artist(s) will be expected to work as part of the design team to create unique ways to integrate streetscape and pedestrian amenities and features that enhance the 107th Ave corridor. Art opportunities may include, but are not limited to, vertical shade features, seating, walkways, landmarks and landscape enhancements. The selected artist will also be expected to participate in educational community outreach presentations.

Deadline: September 19, 2014, 12:00 PM
Eligibility: No eligibility requirements specified.
Budget: $200,000
Information: www.phoenix.gov


Phoenix, AZ + 7 th Avenue Streetscape

The Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture is seeking two (2) experienced and accomplished Literary Arts Teaching Artists to work with a class room of youth to write poems that broaden public thinking about reuse, recycling and a greener environment. The poems will be featured as part of an annually-changing outdoor exhibition of poetry and art at 7th Avenue and West Glenrosa Street.
Literary Arts Teaching Artists will lead 6-8 workshops with students (ages 10-18) to create poems that will be read at a culminating community event and exhibition at the Public Art Program’s 7th Avenue site of changing art and poetry panels. Literary Arts Teaching Artists chosen for this project will be expected to:Work with the special recycling initiatives of the City of Phoenix Public Works Department to develop a project curriculum; Teach creative writing and build mentoring relation ships with young people; Develop poems that feature student writing on the topic of recycling and a greener environment; Select poems to include in the art panels displayed at the 7th avenue site. Participate in a community poetry reading of works created during the project; Use assessment and evaluation tools given to document impact of residency.

Deadline: September 19, 2014, 12:00 PM
Eligibility: Open to Literary Arts Teaching Artists.
Budget: $2,500 Stipend
Information: www.phoenix.gov


Broomfield, CO + Commons Community Park

The City and County of Broomfield Public Art Committee (PAC) seeks to a public art project that will strengthen community identity and enhance a “sense of place” and community pride for people who live and work in the City and County of Broomfield.

Deadline: September 22, 2014
Eligibility: Open to professional artists and artist teams residing and working in the U.S.
Budget: $60,000
Information: www.broomfieldpublicart.com


Brooklyn, NY + Williamsburg Art & Historical Center

The WAH Center presents "Over the Edge: Paperworks Unbound" -- a group art exhibition exploring the many artistic usages of paper and how paper has the ability to connect people of all different backgrounds.

Deadline: September 26, 2014, 23:59
Eligibility: Artists working on/with paper
Information: www.wahcenter.net


Raleigh, NC + Moore Square

The City of Raleigh invites artists or artist teams experienced with the integration of art elements into a public space to submit qualifications to work as a public art consulting member of the project design team for the design and implementation of Moore Square, with the goal of establishing the park as a world-class urban space.

Deadline: September 26, 2014, 5:00 PM
Eligibility: Open to artists and artist teams.
Budget: $15,000 Design Fee
Information: www.raleighnc.gov


Reidsville, NC + Scales-Morehead Roundabout

The City of Reidsville is accepting qualifications from artists for a public art opportunity at the roundabout/intersection of Morehead and Scales Street in downtown Reidsville. It is desired that the finished project integrate well with the entire downtown area, including common architectural concepts already found in the downtown area.
The artwork should reflect the uniqueness of the City of Reidsville while welcoming visitors to the downtown business community. Ideas that incorporate movement, height and dramatic lighting at night are welcome. It is important that this gateway into the downtown area consider traffic safety and be relatively low maintenance.

Deadline: September 29, 2014
Eligibility: Open to all qualified artists and artist teams.
Budget: $60,000
Information: www.ci.reidsville.nc.us


Tucson, AZ + 6th Annual Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

The Tucson Jewish Community Center is accepting applications for its 6th Annual Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, March 8, 2015 – March 1, 2016. All materials should be appropriate for an outdoor, desert environment and sculptures will be available for sale with 35% commission to the TJCC. Each selected entry will receive a $500 honorarium. Lee Karpiscak, retired assistant director of the University of Arizona Museum of Art, will jury the show.

Deadline: September 30, 2014, 5:00PM
Eligibility: Open to all artists.
Budget: $500 honorarium
Information: www.tucsonjcc.org


Austin, TX + Austin-Bergstrom International Airport Entrance

The City of Austin seeks to commission a professional visual artist, or artist team, to design, fabricate, and install a signature work of art that will serve as a unique entrance experience for Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. The artwork must serve as a unique entrance experience for the airport and may consist of a single intervention, or multiple interventions. A variety of media will be considered, however artwork that is of monumental scale is desired.

Deadline: September 30, 2014, 5:00 pm CDT
Eligibility: Open to professional visual artists, or artist teams, 18+ live and work within the U.S.
Budget: $2,000,000
Information: austintexas.gov


Austin, TX + Austin-Bergstrom International Airport Terminal/Apron Expansion

The City of Austin seeks to commission a professional visual artist, or artist team, to design, fabricate, and install artwork for the Terminal/Apron Expansion and Improvements Project at the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. The artwork is to be located at an interior location in, or close to, the Project and must comply with various security and operational requirements inherent with airport facilities.

Deadline: September 30, 2014, 5:00 pm CDT
Eligibility: Open to professional visual artists, or artist teams,18+ who live and work within the U.S.
Budget: $1,000,000
Information: austintexas.gov


Tuscan, AZ + January 8th Memorial

On behalf of Tucson’s January 8th Memorial Foundation, the Tucson Pima Arts Council invites designers to submit their qualifications and design interests to create a Master Plan Concept for El Presidio Park and to provide a schematic design for a January 8th Memorial. Emerging designers and design professionals are encouraged to apply.

Deadline: September 30, 2014, 11:00PM
Eligibility: Open to artists, design profesionals, and teams.
Budget: $90,000
Information: www.tucsonpimaartscouncil.org


Cape Girardeau, MO +Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit

The City of Cape Girardeau Public Art Committee is now accepting submissions from qualified sculptors to participate in the 2015 Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition. The location of the exhibition will be along the Broadway Corridor, a nine-block span in downtown Cape Girardeau. Downtown is where we find our history, sense of individuality, and the mighty Mississippi - where the river turns a thousand tales!

Deadline: October 17, 2014, 5:00 pm
Eligibility: Open to qualified artists, age 18 and older.
Budget: $1,000 Honorarium
Information: www.capearts.org


Raleigh, North Carolina + Mystery Build 2014 Art Competition

Create a work of art using ONLY the materials provided in a Mystery Build kit! What's inside? We can't tell you, but you can expect to find some common art materials like wood, clay, canvas, metal, and plenty of surprises. All 2014 kits contain the same materials, so each creator faces the same limitations. It's a project that combines the creation of art, the challenge of a puzzle, and the fun of a game.
$21,000 in cash awards! You'll get an engaging experience that opens you up to new materials, techniques, and ways of thinking. As you find unexpected solutions and creative alternatives, you'll get a creative workout and discover new talents and abilities. The kit includes all the materials needed to complete a project and compete for prizes, as well as access to exclusive Tips and Tricks videos, available only to Mystery Builders. But that's just the beginning. The real value lies in where your imagination will take you. HOW IT WORKS: - Purchase a Mystery Build kit and your project materials will be shipped to your door. - Create an original project using only the materials provided, that relates to the contest's theme. - Share your creation online. Upload images and/or video of your project, as well as images/video of your work in progress.

Deadline: October 20, 2014, 11:59
Information: www.mysterybuild.com


Taipei, Taiwan + Taipei Sculpture director seeks artist team for paid residency.Feb-April 2015

The Dream Community has a opportunity for students to work in a team , under the direction of a lead artist , to create sculpture for a international project that will be presented to mainland China and beyond. This is a one to two month long residency and is open to young artist in the fields of metal fabrication. concrete, woodworking, blacksmithing and glass. A full art studio is provided for work on site in Taipei, Taiwan.
The team will be making 5-7 sculptures based on team talent and collaboration through the director. The students will be able to have the opportunity to build their skills and learn essential real world application. This includes proper engineering , material setup and guidance, proper build manufacturing for large scale work, scope of timelines and installation experience. The team will consist of three artist for two months that will make three sculptures in glass, metal, wood, concrete, and found materials. Each residency is 30 -60 days depending on applicant. Full travel expenses paid to Taipei, Taiwan from origin country. Paid stipend of $200.00 US dollars a week is provided. Room and meals are provided. Cultural activities and day trips will be included in the timeline throughout the Taiwan country to experience the time there. Applicants are required to submit (6) images of past or present work. Current CV,and three references. Young artists with a interest in learning large scale sculpture are encouraged to apply. Email all material to by Nov 1. Midnight.

Deadline: November 01, 2014, 1200
Eligibility: All artists in all countries.
Information: scottchicoraskey[at]gmail.com


Pittsburgh, PA + Art International, Here And Abroad

Art Inter/National is a celebration of artistic expression from all over the world. It's an exhibition that displays how the space one occupies both influences and guides the creative process.
Exhibition Dates: January 13 - March 13, 2015 Location: BoxHeart Gallery, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Type: Juried, Theme Exhibition Description: Art Inter/National, Here and Abroad BoxHeart encourages diversity in the media used to create the work, in the artists and his/her interpretation of Art Inter/National. There are no limits or boundaries, no categories or types. BoxHeart is looking for expressions in art that are not only cultivated, but also created because of each artist's place on this earth. One artist will receive the Best of Show Award. This artist becomes BoxHeart's "Artist of the Year" and receives their own solo exhibition during our 2016 exhibition year. This includes Gallery Representation with BoxHeart Gallery.

Deadline: November 01, 2014
Information: www.boxheartgallery.com


Austin, Texas + Second Annual Art-Science Trading Card Exhibition + Gallery Fundraiser

What could be better than an exhibition of science-art? Miniature works of science art! Art.Science.Gallery. is hosting our Second Annual Art-Science Trading Card Exhibition + Fundraiser, which benefits the gallery’s art-science programs. The exhibit will feature hundreds of original, affordable, miniature works of science-inspired art! Send us a mini-work of science-inspired art for our fundraiser and it will live forever in our public online library of Art-Science Trading Cards and it will be included in our exhibition.

Deadline: December 01, 2014
Information: www.artsciencegallery.com


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Seattle, WA + Administrative Director

Black Box Operations is currently seeking a part-time Administrative Director. Black Box Operations is a non-profit property management company formed in 2013 by three Seattle theatre producers: New Century Theatre Company, Strawberry Theatre Workshop, and Washington Ensemble Theatre.
Black Box Operations is the master tenant of the theatre facilities at 12th Avenue Arts, a development of Capitol Hill Housing LLC. The Administrative Director is responsible for managing rentals, maintaining the facility common areas and supervising the Technical Director and Concessions Manager. A qualified candidate has knowledge of and passion for the local arts community, is a strong communicator and is able to work both independently and collaboratively.

Deadline: on-going
Information: blackboxops.weebly.com


Seattle, WA + Assistant Curator of Programs

Reporting to the Deputy Director of Exhibitions, Collections, and Programs, and working in close collaboration with all museum departments, the Assistant Curator of Programs will lead the Henry’s public programs. The position is responsible for creating a broad vision and framework for public programs that will enhance the understanding and appreciation of the Henry’s exhibitions and its collection.
Henry Art Gallery is a museum of contemporary art and ideas where risk-taking and openness to uncertain outcome are valued for their ability to foster inquiry, dialogue, and debate. We are known for being first in the field to champion artists who go on to global acclaim and for premiering and sponsoring new works by artists of note.

Deadline: on-going
Information: www.henryart.org or email jobs[at]henryart.org


Seattle, WA + Assistant Manager for Gallery Learning

Lead museum training and education programs for docents, educators, SAM staff and wider community. Responsible for the development & coordination of school, public/private adult, and community group tours at the Seattle Art Museum’s three sites.
This scope of work includes, but is not limited to: include designing & assessing effective tours, gallery learning experiences and docent training programs, creating and facilitating professional development programs, providing ongoing training to existing docents, and working as liaison between the Education & Public Programs Division & the Museum’s docent organization.

Deadline: ongoing
Information: www.seattleartmuseum.org


Seattle, WA + On The Boards, Audience Services Associate

The Audience Services Associate is responsible along with the Director of Audience Services for managing with the smooth operation of daily Box Office and Customer Service activities, ticket and subscription sales and management. This includes staffing the OtB Box Office, overseeing the FuBar concessions, overseeing House Management staff and running volunteer relations for the organization. This position reports directly to the Director of Audience Services.
On the Boards is a non-profit center for the development and presentation of contemporary theater, dance and music. Founded in 1978 by a group of independent artists, the organization has grown to become one of the nation's most respected institutions for the creation of innovative, multidisciplinary performances. On the Boards presents performances from around the world and provides vital production and education opportunities for artists in the Pacific Northwest. On the Boards has an annual budget of over $1,600,000, a staff of 15, and a consistent track record of support from audiences and funders alike. On the Boards operates in its home, the Behnke Center for Contemporary Performance.

Deadline: on-going
Information: www.ontheboards.org


Seattle, WA + Events Manager

The External Relations department is dedicated to cultivating and generating earned and contributed revenue via marketing, development, communication, public relations, customer service and sales. 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.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: • Collaborate with Development Director to vision and plan the annual Gala (300 guests, 2014 Gala net = $489K), coordinate and lead Gala committee meetings, work inter-departmentally, communicate and negotiate with vendors, and oversee all aspects of the event; • Oversee planning logistics of patron-related events, including but not limited to: Signature Events (i.e., Party in the Wings, New Play Festival); Donor Events (i.e., Trustee Reunion, salons/house parties/board-hosted groups, pre-show donor receptions); Show related special events including opening night parties and one-off theme nights (i.e., Dog’s Night Out, Valentine’s Day, Backstage Tour); • Negotiate contracts with venues, caterers/menus, rentals and other necessary outside services/vendors; • Secure permits as needed; • Calculate and maintain event budgets (income and expense) including invoicing and financial management; • Manage the events calendar in coordination with Development, Marketing, Education, and Production; • Maintain event supplies including food, beverages, consumables, linens and other event-related materials. • Stock and maintain event spaces as necessary; • Work closely with the Director of Development, the Board, designated event chairs and relevant staff as required; • Develop and maintain effective relationships with front of house , production, and external relations teams to ensure effective coordination of event logistics and promotion; • Work with the Development Database Specialist and the Patron Service Office to track event participation in Tessitura; • Create event progress and final reports as needed and assist with post-event analysis Additional Duties: • Manage/train staff and volunteers to execute activities; • Secure and maintain relationships with restaurant partners and other in-kind donors as needed; • Collaborate with Development to ensure appropriate delivery on benefits, and to maximize sponsorship dollars and in-kind potential • Collaborate with Marketing to ensure that all print/digital collateral related to events aligns with event themes; • Collaborate with Communications to ensure that publicity and promotion through all channels; • Manage Events Intern REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Minimum three years of special events management experience (development/fundraising event experience strongly preferred); • Demonstrated experience in event concept and design • Demonstrated ability to budget and manage income and expense to meet net revenue goals; • Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to organize work and set appropriate priorities; • Strong relationship development and management experience • Experience working with theater production departments, unions and City of Seattle a plus • Strong and effective oral and written communications and interpersonal skills; • Thorough knowledge of Windows-based computer software, donor database systems (Tessitura preferred), MS Word, Excel and Outlook; • Ability to work flexible hours as necessary, including evenings and weekends for special events; • A Bachelor’s degree is strongly preferred. • Must be willing and able to travel via automobile and airplane and have valid Washington state driver’s license and U.S. passport; • Must be able to walk, stand and sit for long periods of time, and climb stairs; and • Must be able to lift and carry 50 pounds and possess full range of motion. To apply, please send cover letter, resume and three professional references.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Minimum of 3 years of special events management experience (development/fundraising event experience strongly preferred
Information: www.seattlerep.org or email humanresources[at]seattlerep.org


Seattle, WA + SEEDArts Studios

SEEDArts Studios are open and ready to lease to local artists and creative enterprises. Twenty two studio work spaces ranging in size from 68 – 220 sq. ft. are now available in the Hillman City neighborhood. Rents range from $200-$500 per month (utilities and internet included). SEEDArts Studios are located on the top floor of an historic building at the corner of Rainier Ave. S. and S. Orcas St. (above The Collaboratory). Each studio has been freshly painted, has new flooring and has been converted to full-spectrum LED lighting; there is a shared kitchen and restrooms. For more information and tours, please call 206.349.6480 or e-mail.

Deadline: on-going
Information: www.seedseattle.org or email Studios[at]seedseattle.org


Seattle, WA + On The Boards, Finance Director

On the Boards is looking for a Finance Director to be responsible for driving all activities related to accounting processes & procedures, standard reporting processes, and audit support for the organization.
This position will be a valued consultant to the Board Finance Committee while also helping to manage and develop the professional team of a nonprofit 501(c)3 contemporary arts center. He/She will be involved in supporting presentations to the board finance and audit committees and will work closely with the senior leadership team. This part-time position reports to the Managing Director.

Deadline: on-going
Information: www.ontheboards.org


Seattle, Washington + Vera Project, Executive Director

The Vera Project seeks a dynamic and passionate leader to head a team that works with a broad community of people of all ages to create, produce and present cultural experiences based in the local music and arts scene. We are searching for an inspirational and confident Executive Director to support Vera’s Board of Directors and membership base, to direct program offerings and serve as the public face of the organization.

Deadline: on-going
Information: www.theveraproject.org or email NAME at hiringcommittee[at]theveraproject.org


Seattle, WA + Director of Information Technology

Leads the development and implementation of state-of-the-art, cost-effective, and efficient information systems at the Seattle Art Museum. Responsible for all services typically comprising an IT organization plus Audiovisual services.

Deadline: on-going
Information: www.seattleartmuseum.org


Seattle, WA + Seattle Repertory Theatre, Grants Manager

The Grants Manager drives revenue associated with institutional funding for the organization. This includes research and relationship building and management, as well as application and report creation, submission and completion. The Grants Manager is a critical member of the Development team, and works successfully with all members of the Rep staff to understand the organization’s needs and opportunities, gather accurate and appropriate details and information, and meet deadlines.
Position requires a highly motivated, strong project manager and a creative and strategic thinker who thrives working independently and on a team. He/she will possess excellent written and oral communication skills, computer proficiency, and keen attention to detail. Start Date: June 2014

Deadline: on-going
Information: www.seattlerep.org or email humanresources[at]seattlerep.org


Auburn, WA + StreetScapes

Auburn's StreetScape Art is a program that seeks to enliven and activate otherwise empty storefront windows in Auburn's Historic Downtown by providing temporary space to artists, creative businesses, organizations and community groups. Applications for Static Installations and Active Enterprise are accepted on a rolling basis and placed as spaces become available.
Artist participation is sought on an ongoing basis and applications are accepted through CaFE, an online call-to-artists service.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Open to artists, arts groups, or arts businesses located in the Pacific Northwest.
Budget: $500
Information: www.callforentry.org


"Yourtown", USA + Artist Spotlight Competition

The editors of Professional Artist select one artist bimonthly to be featured in the Artist Spotlight section of the magazine. The competition is open to all artists 18 and older who “like” Professional Artist on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, or participate in our LinkedIn discussion group. All 2-D and 3-D mediums accepted; no film or performance art. Enter up to three original artworks, created within the last two years. The winning artists will receive a two-page interview profile and one or two images of his or her artwork printed in the magazine. The winner and finalists will be featured in their own Artist Spotlight gallery on the website.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Open to artists at least 18 years of age
Budget: NA
Information: professionalartistmag.com


Pacific NW + Link group performances on PNW Community Music Groups Calendar

www.communitymusicgroups.com is a performance calendar for over 120 community orchestras and choral groups in Washington, Oregon, and British Columbia - 50 of the groups perform in King County. If your group is not yet listed, send your web site address to to our email (listed below) and we will do the rest!

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: We list community music groups in the Pacific NW that are primarily volunteer musicians, and maintain a performance calendar on their web site.
Budget: NA
Information: www.communitymusicgroups.com or email a link to your group's website to info[at]communitymusicgroups.com


Seattle, WA + Administration/ Event Coordination

The Royal Room, a night club, bar and restaurant, in Columbia City is hiring an administrator/ event coordinator. This person works closely with both management and musical talent to ensure live performances and events run seamlessly each evening as well as assist with the office’s management. The job requires a person who is detail oriented, a multi-tasker and passionate about live music in Seattle.
Responsibilities: • Review booking and private event inquiries and coordinate 7-10 live performances per week. (50% of work load) • Supervise sound and door personnel as well as work with floor and bar managers to ensure the house is staffed appropriately for each night. (10% of workload) • Oversee promotional aspects of the venue including press releases, marketing design and social media. (10% of workload) • Basic accounting assistance including managing bills, filing tax reports, and entering sales and expenses into Quickbooks. (20% of workload) • Oversee basic office and supply management (5% of workload) • Other administrative tasks as needed (5% of workload) Requirements: • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task. • Prior experience in event coordination and production. • Prior experience in staff management • Knowledge of and interest in the live music scene in Seattle. • Basic knowledge of HTML and website design • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, Adobe Creative Suite, working knowledge of PC and Mac interfaces. • Willingness to work both regular office hours and the occasional night or weekend as needed. This is a part time position, approximately 25-30 hours per week. If interested please send a resume, cover letter and 3 professional references to e-mail address.

Deadline: on-going
Information: www.theroyalroomseattle.com or email jobs[at]theroyalroomseattle.com


Seattle, WA + Ballard Artisan Market

The Seattle Farmers Market Association is pleased to announce the new Ballard Artisan Market on Sundays in conjunction with the Ballard Farmers Market. The new market will operate just around the corner from where the farmers market has been located for 11 years, and will feature artisanal food products, functional trade crafts and fine arts. We welcome painters, photographers, cobblers, makers of metal cookware, hardware, service wares, woodworkers, textile designers, sculptors, potters, ceramicists, candlemakers, and other creative and functional wares.
By partnering with the Ballard Farmers Market, the new Ballard Artisan Market will provide local participants an opportunity to direct-market their products to a supportive community while adding to the abundance of the market experience. We encourage vendors to demonstrate their skill to market visitors. This will be an opportunity to revive awareness of the historical trades and skills that were integral to the vitality of our region.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Washington State residents
Information: sfmamarketmaster[to]gmail.com


Seattle, WA + Wood Studio Instructor

Pratt’s Wood department is growing! Seeking experienced talented and creative teaching artists for our expanding wood department. Woodworkers with experience in furniture building, cabinetry and sculptural wood arts are encouraged to apply.
Minimum seven years of woodworking experience required and two years of teaching experience preferred. Compensation $25 per hour To apply: Please email the following to the Wood Studio Manager Todd Jannausch: • one page resume • one page or less description of a class you would like to teach • 3-5jpeg images of previous work.

Deadline: on-going
Information: www.pratt.org or email Todd Jannausch tjannausch[at]pratt.org


Seattle, WA + COCA Seeking Volunteers and Interns

Interested in learning about the administrative and technical aspects involved in running a non-profit arts organization? Itching to get involved in your local arts community or just wanting to help make things happen? We are seeking interns and volunteers for the fall and winter to assist with fundraising, grant writing, outreach, social media, and archiving. Gain valuable work experience, college, high school, or service learning credits. Our interns do so much more than database management. Learn the ins and outs of running an art gallery, working with a non-profit Board and managing a community-focused organization.

Deadline: on-going
Information: cocaseattle.org or send email to info[at]cocaseattle.org


Seattle, WA + MakerHaus is Hiring Teachers

We are a team of creative and passionate makers who live at the intersection of art and technology. We are always looking for talented and enthusiastic people to join our crew of instructors. MakerHaus is a studio environment with a professional staff from diverse backgrounds in design, manufacturing, creative strategy, and business. Napkin sketches, Kickstarter dreams, and design challenges of all kinds welcome!
We currently have openings for part time(3hrs per week for 3-5 weeks) instructors with a firm knowledge and demonstrated competency in the following areas: Wood shop basics, CNC routing, Metal shop basics, Welding, 3D printing, Plastic Injection Molding, Arduino, Basic of circuitry design, Basic Coding, Rhino CAD, Tinker CAD, Sketch up CAD, Adobe Illustrator / Photoshop. If you have a great knowledge and passion for any of the areas on this list and enjoy engaging with curious minds we want to hear from you.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: No eligibility requirements specified
Information: Please send an email to info[at]makerhaus.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


Seattle, WA + Small Sparks Fund

The Small Sparks Fund provides awards up to $1,000 to support community members in becoming civically engaged. Projects can include neighborhood organizing, membership expansion or numerous other types of activities. Open to formal and informal neighborhood and grassroots community groups with annual organizational budgets of less than $25,000.
All projects must demonstrate its capacity to build a stronger and healthier community, and must: Provide a public benefit and be free and open to all members of the public; Emphasize self-help, with project ideas initiated, planned and implemented by the neighbors and community members who will themselves be impacted by the project; Demonstrate community match; Occur within the Seattle city limits.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Open to organizations within the City of Seattle
Budget: up to $1,000 - varies by award
Information: www.seattle.gov or email Neighborhood Matching Fund NMFund[at]seattle.gov


Bainbridge Island, WA + Public Art Committee volunteers

Project volunteers and committee members needed to support the City’s Public Art Program managed by the Bainbridge Island Arts & Humanities Council.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: No geographical eligibility restrictions listed.
Budget: N/A
Information: Janice Shaw pub-art[at]artshum.org


Shoreline, WA + Shoreline City Hall Gallery: Small Sculptures

Seeking small sculpture for 5 pedestals with secure vitrines in the Gallery at City Hall, each 16" high max. Quarterly rotating exhibits also include 2-D work by three or four artists per show starting February 2012.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Open to artists in the Puget Sound region.
Budget: N/A
Information: Ros Bird rbird[at]shorelinewa.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


Pacific Northwest + Deadlines of Interest for Pacific Northwest Artists

Deadlines of Interest for Pacific Northwest Artists is a calendar (accessible on Facebook) of opportunities for artists across the Pacific Northwest - listed by deadline date. As artists, we share a cultural and geographic commonality that transcends politics and national boundaries.

Deadline: on-going
Information: Deadlines of Interest


Edmonds, WA + On the Fence: temporary works

The City of Edmonds Arts Commission is offering an opportunity for regional artists to create temporary outdoor art installations on the City owned fence South of ArtWorks at 201 Second Ave. S. The fence measures 5’ x 80' and provides the base for a strong visual statement to people walking along Dayton Street, passing cars, and visitors to the arts facilities at the site.
The Arts Commission is interested in encouraging visual conversation through temporary artworks on the chain link fence located at the south end of the parking lot. Subjects may include, but are not restricted to, community, nature, and history. Content must be deemed family friendly and appropriate for public display in a community space with diverse audiences.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Open to artists residing in the Puget Sound area.
Budget: $200 per artist.
Information: www.edmondswa.gov or email Frances Chapin chapin[at]ci.edmonds.wa.us


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


Seattle, WA + FREE Rehearsal Space

The Rendezvous in Belltown is offering FREE rehearsal space to artists and groups. Space is available on a first come first serve basis and is located in the Grotto of The Rendezvous.

Information: email lara[at]seattlerendezvous.com


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Budapest, Hungary + Artist Residency Program in Budapest, 2015

HMC International Artist Residency Program, a not-for-profit arts organization based in Dallas, TX / Budapest, Hungary - provides national and international artists to produce new work while engaging with the arts community in Budapest, Hungary.
Artist Residency Program in Budapest, 2015 Visual arts / writing / other disciplines The Open Call will begin on June 25, 2014, we have every months jury selection until April 15, 2015. Apply early!

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Visual arts / writing / other disciplines
Information: www.hungarian-multicultural-center.com or email Beata Szechy at bszechy[at]yahoo.com


Philadelphia, PA + Mural Arts Program: Artist Roster

Thank you for your interest in the Mural Arts Program. It is our mission to represent the work of diverse Artists, and to enrich our neighborhoods and communities. We strive to appropriately match artists with mural painting and teaching opportunities throughout the City of Philadelphia. We invite all other applicants to further develop their portfolios and apply again in the future.
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and reviewed annually in mid-January. During the review process, your application will be placed in one of these categories: Applicants fully qualified to receive a mural commission will be placed in a pool to be considered for upcoming commissions. Applicants with strong skills, who would benefit from more mural experience will be placed in a pool to be considered to either assist in future mural projects or enter the Mural Training Program.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Open to artists with an interest in creating murals.
Budget: varies by project
Information: www.muralarts.org or email community[at]muralarts.org


Brooklyn, NY + ISCP Residency for Artists and Curators

The International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP) announces an open call for its residency program. ISCP is a leading nonprofit, residency-based contemporary art institution for emerging to mid-career artists and curators from around the world, including the United­ States.
With 35+ artists and curators in residence at all times, ISCP is a vibrant community of contemporary art practitioners. The program provides residents with the space, time, and support to develop new projects. With additional activities tailored for professional development and public engagement, ISCP serves as a platform for producing, presenting and contextualizing contemporary art through a diverse range of international perspectives. ISCP's public programs encourage dialogue and integrate residents into the cultural landscape of New York City, making ISCP an exciting hub for contemporary art. ISCP is currently accepting applications from visual artists and curators in all disciplines who would like to engage with ISCP's unique and dynamic programming and creative community. The residency program includes 24-hour access to a private furnished studio space, regular studio visits from Visiting Critics; Field Trips to museums, galleries and other cultural venues; and participation in Artist Talks and semi-annual Open Studios (April and November residents). Residents at ISCP are also invited to take part in ISCP's Exhibition Program and Participatory Projects (off-site, public works). A residency at ISCP is typically three to six months, although artists and curators can apply for up to one year.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Emerging to midcareer
Information: www.iscp-nyc.org


Call for Fine Art Artists - Global Art Exchange

Global Art Exchange is a new website for artists to display their art for sale. We are looking for original fine art pieces such as paintings, sculptures, drawings, mixed media, glass art, one of a kind furniture designs, (photography and prints must be limited editions). Professional artists, non-professional artists, student artists and artists for charity may list their fine art artwork for sale.
The purpose for the website is to make it possible for artists to list artwork at no cost to them and at a low commission rate. Since most artist want to create and do not have time to think about marketing this gives them a chance to submit their artwork and we do the marketing. Artists can increase their sales and get national and international recognition. We are marketing to the business industry and to art lovers on a national level. This is how it works: There is no cost to submit artwork. No entry or subscription fees. 18% commission will be collected only when the artwork sells. We do not require exclusivity, so artist may display their artwork in another place. When the art is sold, the funds are secured by Global Art Exchange then the artist is paid once the artwork is shipped. To get started go to the website, create an account then add your listing. We are advertising in the ASID magazine (NY Chapter) throughout year and in other national publications. We hope all artists will take advantage of this great opportunity.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Fine Art Artist
Information: www.global-art-exchange.com


Very Venice Art Gallery Database

Very Venice Art Gallery provides opportunities for talented and creative artists/designers/ sculpture artists/ digital and graphic designers/ photographers/ mixed media artists/ jewellery designers and artists in various categories to join our ever expanding database.
Calling all professional artists and designers who can woo the clients into buying your creations, we will do our part of taking it to the people who appreciate your work! We have a very strong US presence and boast of clients from all over the globe. Join us by submitting your work to see if you qualify.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Professional artists, Visual arts, mixed media, pop/ abstract artists/ designers/ Sculpture artists/ outdoor and environmental artists
Information: www.veryveniceart.com or email veryveniceartgallery[at]gmail.com


Europe, EU + 360º Around the Human Factor - Creative Video Challenge

To celebrate its 5th anniversary, ELMUR.NET global visual dialogue, invites you to submit your creative videos under the theme: "360º Around the Human Factor: creative perspectives on human values" In a globalised digital world where human beings are closer than ever, we would like to visually reflect about those things which unite us all.
Best videos will be screened in public spaces and cultural events in an international context. You will be able to promote your talent and present your creativity to wider audiences in amazing places and events.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Open to all, no age or nationality restrictions.
Budget: NA
Information: www.elmur.net


Greve in Chianti, Italy + Call for artists: Residency in Italy 2014

La Macina di San Cresci is now accepting applications for residencies 2014. We operate all year-round welcoming artists at various stages in their careers and work in all media. Our facilities are well equipped for exhibitions, open studios, lectures, conferences, seminars, workshops, video and film projection. Our mission is to encourage the mobility of artists interested in exploring their ideas in a well appointed studio far from home. Between two great cities of the Renaissance: Florence & Siena, our location is truly unique in the area, where residents can take full advantage of the rich cultural backdrop offered by the ancient place and its surroundings and of course Italy’s rich cultural heritage.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Open to emerging and professional artists
Information: www.chianticom.com or email questions to info[at]chianticom.com


Pittsburgh, PA + Chatham University Call to Artists

Chatham University’s Woodland Gallery in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania is seeking innovative, contemporary 2-D, 3-D, time based, and installation works by U.S artist for solo and group exhibitions, on a rolling basis. The gallery is unable to offer any compensation for shipping or promotional materials etc. Artists are responsible for the timely delivery, installation, and pick up of the work.

Information: www.pittsburghartscouncil.org


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


San Diego, CA + Public Art Consultant Registry

This list is posted as a courtesy to private developers who seek the assistance of professional art consultants in meeting the requirements of the City of San Diego's "Art in Private Development" ordinance. This list is not juried. The list is organized by the geographic location where the consultant is based. However, most consultants work around the country and abroad.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: No eligibility restrictions listed.
Budget: N/A
Information: www.greenriver.edu or email Dana Springs dsprings[to]sandiego.gov


Palm Desert, CA + Artist Registry

Submissions are accepted on an ongoing basis and juried into the registry. Unfortunately, we no longer are accepting two dimensional artwork proposals, except for muralists, because most of all the commissions are for out-of-doors sculpture and exterior treatments.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: No eligibility restrictions listed.
Budget: N/A
Information: cityofpalmdesert.com or email Deborah Schwartz dschwartz[at]cityofpalmdesert.org


Hartford, CT + Art in Public Spaces Slide Bank

The Art in Public Spaces Slide Bank at the Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism is a catalogue of photographic slides used to select artists and craftspeople for public art commissions. Artists slides are on file along with background information, resumes, reviews, press articles, and price lists.
The Art in Public Spaces Slide Bank is the primary resource for selecting artists for the Art in Public Spaces program. Registration in the Art in Public Spaces Slide Bank is required in order to be eligible for Art in Public Spaces projects. Artists may register at any time. With one entry, artists registered are automatically reviewed and considered for every pubic art project in their discipline category.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: No eligibility restrictions listed.
Budget: N/A
Information: www.ct.gov or email Tamara Dimitri Tamara.Dimitri[to]ct.gov


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


San Rafael, CA + Art Works Downtown

Art Works Downtown and the City of San Rafael seek entries for a continuing program of outdoor sculptures and art installations to be on view at various locations in and around downtown San Rafael, CA.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: No eligibility restrictions listed
Budget: N/A
Information: www.artworksdowntown.org or email Phyllis Thelen pbthelen[at]comcast.net


Long Beach, CA + Traffic Signal Control Cabinets

For over 45 years, the mission of the Long Beach Redevelopment Agency has been to enhance the quality of life of the community. The Agency is pleased to announce an opportunity for artists to paint and transform selected traffic signal control cabinets into pieces of art that bring a sense of community to the neighborhoods. Open to all experienced professional painters/muralists.
Artists will primarily focus on the creation of murals for selected utility boxes throughout the city with final design approval from the Agency. The Agency will enter into contracts with the most qualified artists on an as-needed basis.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: No geographical eligibility restrictions listed.
Budget: $1,500 to $2,500 (per utility box)
Information: www.artspca.org


Lisle, IL + Morton Arboretum Outdoor Sculpture Exhibits

The Morton Arboretum, 25 miles west of Chicago, is seeking large-scale outdoor sculpture exhibits beginning in 2009. We encourage inquiries from artists whose work relates to our core themes--trees, shrubs, natural habitats, and the creatures that inhabit them in the upper Midwest.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: No eligibility restrictions listed.
Budget: N/A
Information: Anamari Golf agolf[at]mortonarb.org


Jackson Hole, WY + Public artSPOT Project

At the gateway to Jackson Hole WY, a dormant gasoline station sign has been converted into a public art venue, displaying 2-D and sculptural works. The project is seeking artwork for an ongoing exhibition. Artists should consider the temporary exhibition of the art, creating work from recycled, reused and repurposed materials (although this is only a suggestion). A stipend is available to offset the cost of transportation or materials. A complete listing and additional information can be found on the website.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: No eligibility restrictions are listed.
Budget: N/A
Information: Carrie Geraci cgeraci[at]gmail.com or Karen Stewart Karen[at]artassociation.org


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


Denton, TX + University of North Texas: Artist Registry

The Artist Registry provides art and design professionals an opportunity to express interest in providing small and/or large-scale artworks for public spaces, both interior and exterior, at the University of North Texas. By submitting contact information, professional qualifications, and images, artists become part of a registry used by UNT in the APPP selection process for purchasing or commissioning works of art for the UNT campus.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Open to all art and design professionals.
Budget: N/A
Information: art.unt.edu or email Tracee Robertson tracee.robertson[at]unt.edu


Philadelphia, PA + Public Artist Registry

The Artist Registry allows artists to participate by maintaining a record of their work with the Philadelphia Public Art Program. Public Art staff, panelists, architects, and City agencies will consult the Artist Registry as opportunities become available. Public art opportunities will still be announced via email and posted on our website; the registry will be used in addition to City selection processes. Some opportunities will be limited to artists residing in the greater Philadelphia region.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Open to all professional artists.
Budget: N/A
Information: www.phila.gov or email Theresa Rose theresa.rose[at]phila.gov


St. Paul, MN + Western Park: 2 Year Exhibits

Western Sculpture Park is located in the heart of the City’s most densely populated and diverse neighborhood. It is open during daylight hours year-round. Western features pre-existing sculptures works loaned by artists and installations created on site. The exhibition is produced by Public Art Saint Paul with support from private funders. Public Art Saint Paul covers costs associated with shipment, installation and liability insurance coverage.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: No eligibility restrictions listed.
Budget: $2,000 stipend.
Information: www.publicartstpaul.org


Jodhpur, India + Sowing Seeds 2012: Artist Village Residency

It’s a great honor for us to invite visual and performing artists and art critics for the ‘Sowing Seeds Artist Village Residency’ in the most colorful State of India, which is known for its rich cultural tradition. The people themselves define the beautiful and varied aspects through different colors.
Visual artists, performing artists, art critics and local community will collaborate to create work about environment and social development in rural Rajasthan (INDIA).There will be opportunities for collaborative work that interacts with the rural environment. “Sowing Seeds” is a project that intends to create dialogues and exchanges amongst artists beyond their national identity and serves as an opportunity for rural artists to meet, share and exchange ideas, visions, and diverse views in order to create a deeper understanding of art. It acts as a social environment developing and improving the artistic impressions of experts as well as emerging artists. As an alternative art space in INDIA, “Sowing Seeds” is geared to exchange the challenges required to organize such a contemporary artist village residency within rural areas and thus giving rise to a new era in art. The key to our Artist residency projects will be creating local community collaboration to create works related to environment and social development in the village Jetpur, Pali, Rajasthan (INDIA) The artist residency will bring together 15 international artists practicing in a wide variety of media, collaboration, outdoor sculpture, documentation, or performing to bring benefit to a specific site and share ideas and methods for a period of 14 days in the village of Pali, Rajasthan (INDIA). The artists residency will provide the selected artists with full lodging and food, work space, local transportation and a small material stipend. Residency period * 20th December 2012 to 2nd January 2013 [14-days] Eligible applicants * Young and emerging visual artists, performing artists and critics – Artists who are able to stay at village Jetpur for the designated period of time * Artists who are able to produce results of his or her residence activities, e.g. exhibitions, performances, concerts or presentations * Artists who are able to communicate and collaborate with local people and participate in the exchange program, How to apply * Applicants should fill in all the required fields in the application form * We will accept applications via e-mail * Submitted information is only used for selection and not for any other purpose. Deadline * Applications must be received by 30 th September 2012. * Applications received after the deadline will not be accepted. * Applications will not be accepted if there is any deficiency or if required information is missing. Results * Results will be announced in the beginning of 15th October 2012 * All applicants, both successful and unsuccessful, will be informed of the results. A total of 15 artists will be selected. Applications & inquiries should be addressed to Email:kamanartfoundation@gmail.com MOBILE NO +91-9892672877 or +91-9314722004

Date: 20th December 2012 to 2nd January 2013
Location: jetpur
Information: http://sowingseed.wordpress.com/
Fee: no


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


Tuscany, Italy + Residency

La Macina di San Cresci is now accepting applications for residencies 2013. We operate all year-round welcoming artists of all ages and nationalities. Resident artists are at various stages in their careers and work in all media; including drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, film, video, new media, installation, fiction and nonfiction writing, poetry, dance, music ( there is a restored organ available in the church), interdisciplinary, design and architecture.
Our facilities are well equipped for exhibitions, open studios, lectures, conferences, seminars, workshops, video and film projection. You can see picture's gallery, video of our location, exhibition and past guest artists, browse our yearbooks and read Testimonial in the Guest Book.

Information: www.chianticom.com www.chianticom.com


Blissfield, MI + Outdoor Sculpture Annex

Flatlanders Art Galleries is accepting entries and proposals for outdoor exhibitions at the Flatlanders Sculpture Annex. The Annex provides a pathway for visitors from the municipal parking lot to the main shopping district of Chicago Blvd. Flatlanders exhibition calendar provides two three-month exhibits and one six-month exhibit. Exhibits can consist of solo shows and/or group shows. Flatlanders has the capability to display each exhibit in a professional manner, with each exhibit extensively advertised. No eligibility requirements specified
The space is approximately 35' x 75' with a concrete/pea stone hardscape.

Information: www.flatlandersculpture.com or send email to flatlandersculpture[at]netzero.net or call 517-486-4591


Phoenix, AZ + RFQ for Various Photography Services

The City of Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture is inviting qualified offerors to submit a written Request for Qualification (RFQ) response from individual photographers or photography studios to develop a qualified vendor list to provide various photography services to document architecturally integrated artworks, earthwork/landscape projects, and portable works of art within the City of Phoenix.

Information: http://phoenix.gov or email Rebecca Blume Rothman rebecca.rothman[at]phoenix.gov or call (602) 495-0893


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King County, WA + Site Specific Call for Collaborative Proposals

King County based artists, individuals and organizations are invited to explore creative partnerships with one or more King County historic site(s) and to submit collaborative proposals for a public presentation or installation in 2015 as part of the Site Specific program.

Deadline: October 08, 2014, 5PM
Eligibility: See Application for Details.
Information: www.sitespecificarts.org


King County, WA + Heritage Sustained Support

Heritage Sustained Support provides predictable levels of critically-needed general operating funds in two-year cycles to nonprofit heritage organizations with a two-year history of interpreting King County heritage, and providing heritage programs and experiences to King County residents and visitors.

Deadline: October 15, 2014, 5PM
Eligibility: Federally-recognized nonprofit organizations in King County, WA.
Information: www.4culture.org/apply/heritagesustained


King County, WA + Preservation Sustained Support

Preservation Sustained Support provides predictable levels of general operating funds in two-year cycles to non-profit historic preservation organizations, public development authorities, and municipalities with established landmark programs. Everyday costs such as rent, salaries, marketing, and utilities qualify as eligible expenses.

Deadline: October 15, 2014, 5PM
Eligibility: Organizations and municipalities with a primary preservation mission and a two-year operating history
Information: www.4culture.org/apply/preservationsustained


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. 206.205.8558
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, and are not served by our other programs. Proposed projects must substantially include historic preservation or King County heritage and must offer an event or presentation that is open to the public.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Individuals and organizations not currently part of 4Culture Sustained Support Program. Email or call Debra Twersky at 206.205.8558.
Information: www.4culture.org/apply/open


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