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King County, WA + Gallery4Culture

Gallery4Culture seeks exhibition proposals for the 2015/2016 season. Gallery4Culture offers approximately 1,000 sq. ft. of street-level exhibition space in the Tashiro Kaplan building in Pioneer Square, Seattle. Eligibility is restricted to visual artists, collaborative teams and artist groups who RESIDE in KING COUNTY, WA. Applicants may NOT be represented by a commercial art gallery. Visual artists working in all media and genres (except performance art) are eligible to apply. Work samples and art résumé must clearly demonstrate a candidate’s capacity to successfully execute the proposed exhibition. A Selection Panel composed of three regional arts professionals will review applications and award ten exhibitions for the season beginning September 2015 and running through July 2016.

Deadline: January 05, 2015, 5PM
Eligibility: Restricted to visual artists residing in King County, WA; applicants may not be represented by a commercial art gallery
Information: Esther Luttikhuizen 206 263.1589

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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, 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 206 263.1610
Information: www.4culture.org/apply/open


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Federal Way, WA + Performing Arts And Conference Center Executive Director

The Executive Director of the Federal Way Performing Arts and Conference Center (PACC) is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to start a performing arts and conference center from scratch. As the first Executive Director you will literally create your own job and participate in the facility’s construction, hiring the staff and developing and overseeing the programming.

Deadline: December 19, 2014
Information: www.sococulture.org


Seattle, WA, + Teaching Artists - Creative Arts for Older Adults

Teaching Artists With Experiences (2) • In these art forms: digital photography, jewelry or visual art (painting, drawing or collage) • One-time, grant funded workshops with potential for continuation • At least one year of teaching experience or engagement with older adults • Work as planning team with librarian
Compensation • Hourly based on experience • Pay includes planning, prep, instructional time and culminating event Workshops • 8 sequential sessions • Monday-Friday, morning or afternoon • Supplies and materials provided through grant funds • Focus on artistic process and skill mastery and fostering meaningful social interaction Seattle Public Library locations • Greenwood • West Seattle Submit via e-mail by December 31, 2014 • INDICATE AT TOP: __ digital photography ___ jewelry ___visual art (painting, drawing and collage) • Artistic resume including length of teaching/engagement with older adults • Include an artistic statement which talks about your interest and/or experience working with older adults. • Curriculum sample • Submit to: Nancy Slote and Karen Spiel (see contact information below) • Subject line: SPL Teaching Artist

Deadline: December 31, 2014
Information: Email nancy.slote[at]spl.org


Ellensburg, WA + Juried Competition

Gallery One Visiual Arts Center announces their first national juried printmaking exhibition titled IN PRINT. Accepted entries will be included in a month-long exhibition in May of 2015 in the beautifully restored Gallery One in downtown Ellensburg.
Ellensburg is the heart of Washington State and 95 miles east of Seattle. Opportunities for lectures, workshops, and/or special events will be offered to chosen artists to accompany the exhibition. $1500 in awards will be chosen by our jurors. Exhibition catalog will be created. $30 for up to 3 artwork entries - $10 each additional artwork entry over 3

Deadline: December 31, 2014
Eligibility: Open to all printmakers 18 years and older residing in the USA. All work must have been completed within the last 3 years. Originals only.
Information: www.gallery-one.org


Ballard/Seattle, WA + Studio Space In Ballard

Loft Space available in Cooperative Storefront Space in Ballard that is shared with three other artists.
Our common space has bathroom, another large sink area, lots of windows and light. We are two feltmakers, one sculptor/jeweler. Perfect for writer or artist making smaller work. Available Loft Space is 8’ x 9' with 75" tall ceiling, and up several stairs. Rent, including utilities, is $217.

Information: Email Amy at amyshamblin[at]gmail.com


Edmonds, WA + Concerts in the Parks, Call for Performers

The City of Edmonds Arts Commission is accepting submissions from local and regional bands to perform at the 2015 Concerts in the Parks series. Concerts are held on Sunday afternoons, 3-4 p.m., City Park in July and August.
It is an outdoor venue with a covered pavilion for the performers. Sound system and technician provided. In addition, concerts may be scheduled in a smaller park venue in downtown Edmonds during the week. Submit a letter of interest with name and contact information (phone, mailing address and email), promotional material, and music/performance samples (CD’s should be clearly labeled) to: Edmonds Arts Commission Concert Coordinator, 700 Main Street, Edmonds, WA 98020 or by e-mail.

Deadline: January 07, 2015
Information: www.edmondswa.gov or email at eac[at]edmondswa.gov


Edmonds, WA + Edmonds Driftwood Players, Part-time Managing Director

The Edmonds Driftwood Players invites applications for the position of part-time Managing Director.
The position will commence when the ideal candidate is found. The Managing Director collaborates closely with the Board of Directors. As the public face of the theater, the Managing Director provides dynamic leadership for the development and implementation of the organization’s operational and program goals, maintains an active presence in the Edmonds business and arts community, and assists the Board in developing and acquiring both the long-term and the annual resources necessary to sustain the Edmonds Driftwood Players and its mission. Salary is $18/ hour, 25 hours per week. No benefits. For additional information, including job description, contact president@driftwoodplayers.com. About Our Theater: DWP is one of the oldest community theaters in Washington State, proudly celebrating our 56th season. We are in residence at The Wade James Theatre, a 220-seat house, located in beautiful downtown Edmonds. DWP offers over a dozen programs, including 5 Main Stage productions, 4 second-stage productions, 2 popular summer children's programs, and other special performances each year.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Seeking experience in arts management, marketing and fundraising.
Information: www.driftwoodplayers.com or email president[at]driftwoodplayers.com


Kirkland, WA + Call for Artists, Pi & Pie Exhibition

KAC is bringing together mathematical principles, flaky pastry dough, and a numerical event (Pi = 3.1415...) in the upcoming, juried Pi & Pie exhibition! All entries must be mathematically related (think graphs, equations, and geometric patterns) and/or pie related (think strawberry rhubarb, lattices, textural crusts, juicy fillings, eating contests).
Up to 3 entries per artist can be submitted for review by the Pi & Pie jury. The entry fee is $20 and all media will be accepted for consideration, including, but not limited to, sculpture, painting, drawing, photography, mixed media, printmaking, and video. Monetary awards will be given to top two jury picks and people’s choice!

Deadline: January 11, 2015
Information: www.kirklandartscenter.org


Seattle, WA + Central Waterfront Tribal Art Project

The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture is seeking applications to create artwork that recognizes the tribal peoples of this region, and reflects the Coast Salish tribes that have a historic connection to this territory. This project is part of Waterfront Seattle, a large-scale project to replace the Alaskan Way Viaduct with 20+ acres of new public space, streets, parks, and buildings.
There are no preconceptions of what this artwork can be; the artist/artist team will investigate sites and develop a permanent artwork that acknowledges both the history and current presence of local tribes. The artwork could take the form of placemaking, sculptures, carvings, or site enhancements; it can be a singular element, a series of pieces, spaces for gathering and storytelling; and two or three dimensional.

Deadline: January 13, 2015, 11:00 p.m.
Eligibility: Open to established professional artists residing in WA or BC, CAN.
Budget: $250,000
Information: www.seattle.gov


Shoreline, WA + Concerts in the Park, Call for Performers

Performers, send in your applications now for the Shoreline & Lake Forest Park summer Concerts in the Park season. Each year the Arts Council seeks a variety of quality local and regional bands to perform at our outdoor summer concert series.
Summer concerts are held on Wednesday evenings, at various community parks in July and August. We’re looking for professional musical acts to entertain diverse crowds during one of five available time slots. Performances will take place either under a covered gazebo, or on our Showmobile stage. The Arts Council will provide a sound technician, speaker system, microphones & stands; artists must provide any specialty sound equipment.

Deadline: January 15, 2015, 11:59pm
Information: www.shorelinearts.net


Pacifica, CA + 2015 Left Coast Annual Juried Exhibition

Calling all California, Oregon, Washington, and Alaska fine art visual artists! Sanchez Art Center invites you to enter the 2015 Left Coast Annual, juried by Cathy Kimball, Executive Director and Chief Curator at the San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art.
Awards: 2 Exhibition Awards ($250 + an exhibition in 2016), and 2 Merit Awards ($250). All entries are online through Café (callforentries.org). Entry fees: $15 per image entered.

Deadline: February 10, 2015, 11:00 pm PST
Eligibility: Fine art visual artists residing in California, Oregon, Washington, and Alaska, 18 years of age or older.
Information: www.callforentry.org


Seattle, WA + Youth Arts Funding

Arts education helps teens become creative critical thinkers. Youth Arts is an annual funding program that makes a difference in the lives of Seattle middle and high school youth by providing arts education beyond the regular school day in neighborhoods throughout the city.
Funds and technical assistance from this program help experienced teaching artists lead training programs and projects in all arts disciplines-from visual arts to theater to dance and film. These programs give young people a chance to shine, to express themselves and to develop positive goals for the future. Youth Arts prioritizes youth or communities with limited or no access to the arts. Funding awards range up to $10,000.

Deadline: February 11, 2015, 11:00pm
Eligibility: Open to artists, arts/cultural organizations, higher education institutions and youth-service agencies serving 11-18 year olds.
Budget: Up to $10,000
Information: www.seattle.gov


Seattle, WA + Eternal Spring

We are seeking artists or groups of artists to submit inspiring and innovative cherry tree designs to beautify the walls of the international district over the next 6 months. There will be 5 walls and 5 artists. Chosen designs will get $500 to amend their design's scale to the wall they are paired with, plus $500 for installation, and must be open to working with volunteers for one day of the project. All project supply costs will be covered, and any prep needed can be done by community volunteers.

Deadline: on-going, 6 months.
Budget: $1,000
Information: kathleen[at]urbanartworks.org


Kirkland, WA + cARTography: Personal Metaphors And Mindful Aaps

Ryan James Fine Arts in collaboration with Curator Dawn Laurant is calling for submissions for cARTography: personal metaphors and mindful maps, an exhibition celebrating the art and language of maps.
Every map is a narrative that tells a visual story, providing selective reference points to the known or unknown. This exhibition invites artists to use the art and language of maps, to create personal geographies that locate their place in the world, and include the real or imagined boundaries that define them. Calls are open to local, national and international artists. All art mediums will be considered including 2D, 3D, film and video. Sizes up to 5 feet are acceptable. Selected artists' names will be included in marketing materials for the exhibition and selected work will be available to view on the gallery website. All submissions must be available for purchase. Each individual work will be under a gallery contract for the length of the exhibition.

Deadline: February 28, 2015
Eligibility: Celebrating the art and language of maps
Information: www.ryanjamesfinearts.com


Edmonds, WA + Write on the Sound Writers' Conference, Call for Presenters

Write on the Sound Writers’ Conference (WOTS) is now accepting workshop applications for the 2015 conference. Celebrating its 30th anniversary, WOTS is an intimate (275 maximum attendance), high quality and affordable three-day conference that focuses on the craft of writing. A variety of workshops, classes and panel discussions are offered for all levels and interests. Special features include pre-conference full and half-day workshops, one-on-one manuscript critique appointments, themed writing contest, onsite bookshop, meet-and-greet reception and book signing event, featured speaker, and community sponsored special events. Applications will be reviewed starting Dec. 1, 2014.

Deadline: April 02, 2015
Information: www.writeonthesound.com, contact 425-771-0228 or email wots[at]edmondswa.gov


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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Fort Lauderdale, FL + Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport: Play Sculpture

The Broward Cultural Council Public Art & Design Program is seeking to commission a professional artist or team of artists to create an original functionally-integrated Play Sculpture for Terminal 1, Concourse A.
The selected artist or team of artists shall design, fabricate, and install an original, creative, fun, safe and interactive sculptural artwork that children can play on and around, and where adults can sit or rest on. The aesthetic appearance of the play sculpture shall be that of a contemporary, innovative, and attractive artwork that fits well within the new architectural space. The sculpture may be fabricated out of any durable and low maintenance material that will hold up to heavy use and abuse and is easy to clean and maintain.

Deadline: December 30, 2014, 11:59 pm
Eligibility: Open to professional artists.
Budget: $380,000
Information: www.broward.org


Fort Lauderdale, FL + Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport

The Broward Cultural Council Public Art and Design Program is seeking to commission a professional artist or team of artists to create a suspended artwork for the high volume ceiling space above the circulation area of Concourse A in Terminal 1.
The selected artist or team of artists must design, fabricate and install an original and innovative suspended artwork that is functionally-integrated. The artwork, which will be installed in the high volume ceiling spaces above the main circulation areas of the concourse, shall provide a beautiful, welcoming experience for airport visitors. In addition to enhancing the aesthetic appearance of the space, the functionally-integrated artwork shall serve as a lighting feature or as a way finding device.

Deadline: December 30, 2014, 11:59 pm
Eligibility: Open to professional artists.
Budget: $380,000
Information: www.broward.org


Fort Lauderdale, FL + Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport: Art Glass Wall

The Broward Cultural Council Public Art and Design Program is seeking to commission a professional artist or team of artists to create an original functionally-integrated Glass Art Wall in Terminal 1.
The selected artist or team of artists must design, fabricate and install an original glass wall artwork that is colorful, vibrant and welcoming for visitors to the airport. The design must speak of the region and shall take into consideration the building’s interior design to create a cohesive environment. The glass artwork must also be functionally-integrated by providing an architectural design element that enhances the aesthetic appearance of the site and serves as a screening device. The glass wall will be experienced by people traveling on the roads passing by the airport. Thus it must offer a bold and iconic design that is discernible at night. The art glass wall shall be

Deadline: December 30, 2014
Eligibility: Open to professional artists.
Budget: $430,000
Information: www.broward.org


Fort Lauderdale, FL + Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport: Connector Bridge Artwork

The Broward Cultural Council Public Art and Design Program is seeking to commission a professional artist or team of artists to create an original functionally-integrated artwork for the connector bridge that will link Concourse A to Terminal 1.
The selected artist or team of artists must design, fabricate and install an original artwork or series of artworks that provide a positive and stimulating visual experience for airport visitors moving through the connector bridge. The artwork, which shall be integrated into the architecture of the space, may be installed on the ceiling, walls or floors. The artwork must be constructed of durable materials that are easy to clean and maintain.

Deadline: December 30, 2014, 11:59 pm
Eligibility: Open to all professional artists.
Budget: $430,000
Information: www.broward.org


Fort Lauderdale, FL + Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport: Suspended Artwork

The Broward Cultural Council Public Art and Design Program is seeking to commission a professional artist or team of artists to create a suspended artwork for the high volume ceiling spaces in the Concourse area of Terminal 2.
The selected artist or team of artists must design, fabricate and install an original and innovative suspended artwork that is functionally-integrated. The artwork, which will be installed in the high volume ceiling spaces above the main circulation areas of the concourse, shall provide a beautiful, welcoming experience for airport visitors. In addition to enhancing the aesthetic appearance of the space, the functionally-integrated artwork shall serve as a lighting feature or as a way finding device. The artwork must be constructed of durable materials that are easy to clean and maintain.

Deadline: December 30, 2014, 11:59 pm
Eligibility: Open to professional artists.=
Budget: $430,000
Information: www.broward.org


Denver, CO + Central Denver Recreation Center

The City of Denver Public Art Program and the Central Denver Recreation Center Art Selection Panel has released a Request for Qualifications for artists who wish to work on a public art project for the soon-to-be-built Central Denver Recreation Center. The Central Denver Recreation Center will be the first urban recreation Center in the state of Colorado, located on the corner of Colfax Avenue and Josephine Street in central Denver.
This unique location provides an opportunity to connect to and extend City Park into the urban environment along Colfax Avenue, the longest continuous street in the nation. The City Park Esplanade which extends south from City Park along the eastern portion of the Recreation Center’s site provides opportunities to restore the historic connections to East High School and the historic Esplanade.

Deadline: January 05, 2015, 11:59 PM
Eligibility: Open to artists and artist led teams.
Budget: $169,000
Information: artsandvenuesdenver.com


West Hartford, CT + Order & Chaos

How do youinterpret Order & Chaos? All mediums accepted. All work must be original to the artist. Giclee’s are welcomed but must be clearly marked as such. Any work previously exhibited at GTG is ineligible for future exhibits.
SPECIFICATIONS: All two-dimensional work must be wired and ready to hang. Works must be securely and suitably framed with screw eyes and wires firmly attached to the frame. Wrapped canvases are accepted with edges neatly finished. Works on paper should be matted and have a protective covering of glass or Plexiglas. No clip frames. Sculpture is to be accompanied by a white base. Work will be eliminated if poorly prepared or if framing is substandard. All artwork must be labeled with name, contact information, title, medium and price. JURY: All entries will be juried from digital images by the co-founders of The Golden Thread Gallery, Kate H. Wilson and Tricia H. Wenz. We carefully consider the following 3 factors when judging: Originality and technical excellence Connection to the theme Perspective on the theme A list of accepted artists will be posted on our web site on January 9th (www.goldenthreadgallery.org) FEES: Up to 3 pieces of work may be submitted for each exhibit; members of The Golden Thread Gallery will be free of charge and a $15 entry fee per piece for non-members. DELIVERY OF ACCEPTED PIECES: *Please take special note of the fact that there is a very quick turn around time from acceptance date to art delivery date. Please make sure your work is ready to be exhibited before submitting it. Art that has been accepted for the ORDER & CHAOS exhibit should be dropped off at the gallery on either Sunday, Jan. 18th or Monday, Jan 19th from 12:00-2:00pm. If your work is not received on time we cannot guarantee it will be included in the exhibit. Work must remain in the gallery until the end of the exhibit. SALES: A 40% commission is taken on all sales. (The Golden Thread Gallery receives 25% and Holy Family Retreat Center receives 15%). All works shown at The Golden Thread Gallery should be for sale, unless other wise stated. ENTER YOUR WORK: December 2 –January 6, 2015 Due to storage limitations, we will only accept digital files submissions. Art Submission Requirements: Acceptable file formats: TIFF (300-400 dpi), JPG (300 dpi), EPS. If you are submitting more than one piece of art, please fill out separate forms for each. *Accepted artwork that does not match the digital images submitted may be disqualified. If you cannot submit digitally, you may send in a CD/photo to: The Golden Thread Gallery, 303 Tunxis Rd, W.H., CT 06107 cds/photographs will not be returned and considered disposable unless accompanied by a SASE.

Deadline: January 06, 2015
Eligibility: professional/emerging artists welcomed and all mediums welcome
Information: www.goldenthreadgallery.org


San Antonio, TX +Capital Projects Artists Pool

The City of San Antonio’s Department for Culture & Creative Development's Public Art division, Public Art San Antonio (PASA) seeks artists for potential inclusion in the FY 2015 Capital Projects Artists Pool(CPAP), a roster of pre-qualified artists to be considered for upcoming opportunities to create new public artwork for various projects in parks, plazas, streetscapes, and facilities throughout the City in conjunction with City-funded capital improvements.
Selected artists shall remain active for a two-year period. Artists that were selected as a result of the 2014 Call for Artists need not apply. Artists who previously applied to this call and were not selected are encouraged to reapply.

Deadline: January 09, 2015, 4:30PM
Eligibility: Open to all professional artists who reside in the U.S.
Budget: $50,000-$300,000+
Information: www.getcreativesanantonio.com


Edmonton, ALB, CAN + Rogers Place Arena

The Edmonton Arts Council Public Art Program on behalf of the City of Edmonton is seeking an artist or artist team to create a monumental sculpture in the northwest corner of the Rogers Place Arena along 104 Street.
There are two potential artwork sites located north of Edmonton's historic Warehouse District and the Heritage Neon Sign Museum; location A is sited within the landscaping at the corner, location B is sited in the concrete plaza These locations form part of the green ribbon trail system linking pedestrians, cyclists and public transit users along the east-west corridor from the Coliseum at 112 Ave and Stadium Road, to 124 street business and shopping district.

Deadline: January 14, 2015, 4:30 PM
Eligibility: Open to professional international artists.
Budget: $500,000 CAD
Information: publicart.edmontonarts.ca


McCall, ID + City Of McCall

The City of McCall and the McCall Urban Renewal Agency are partnering to create a public gathering place with art as its central component next to the historic Alpine Playhouse in downtown McCall, Idaho. The City of McCall is seeking qualified individual artists or artist teams to design and fabricate public art for this new gathering place.
Project Intent: The City of McCall seeks to commission an artwork or artworks to be added or incorporated into a new small public plaza gathering place within the public right of way adjacent to the historic Alpine Playhouse.
The artwork(s) should: Contribute to the location as an inviting gathering place
Support McCall as a walk-able and bike-able community Create excitement and interest for the community
Be durable, low maintenance, and appropriate for the location
Take into consideration McCall’s climate and environment

Deadline: January 15, 2015
Eligibility: Open to artists and artist teams, 18+, residing within ID, OR or WA.
Budget: $20,000
Information: www.mccall.id.us


San Marcos, TX + Moore Street Residential Building

Texas State University invites professional artists, or artist teams, to submit qualifications to design and fabricate sculpture or sculptures for an exterior and/or interior public space on its campus in San Marcos, Texas.

Deadline: January 15, 2015, 5:00PM
Eligibility: Open to professional artists and artist teams.
Budget: $358,508
Information: www.callforentry.org


Salt Lake City, UT + Ray & Tye Noorda Oral Health Sciences Building

Requesting artist / artist team qualifications for the creation of site specific public art for the newly completed Ray & Tye Noorda Oral Health Sciences Building in Research Park on the campus of the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. The Selection Committee believes this commission can be an important part of the inspiration and stimulus for clinical excellence, educational pursuit, research and discovery for faculty, staff, residents, students and visitors.

Deadline: January 16, 2015
Eligibility: Open to aritst or artist teams authorized to work in the US
Budget: $ 169 ,000
Information: heritage.utah.gov


Williamsburg, VA, + Art Publication in Arts and Literature Journal

The William and Mary Review is a nationally renowned literary magazine staffed by students at the College of William and Mary. Each year, the Review publishes artists from around the world.

Deadline: February 01, 2015
Information: www.wmreview.org


Tondela, Portugal + 2015 Multidisciplinary Call for artists

ARTErra rural artistic residency is a multidisciplinary hosting program in the North/Center Portugal. Several work spaces and different facilities and services are provided to the artists to develop the work project proposed.

Deadline: February 15, 2015
Eligibility: Professional artists
Information: www.arterra.weebly.com or email arterra.geral[at]gmail.com


International + Public Performances Of JS Bach's Music

Classical Musicians, jazz arrangers, composers, singers, etc. can sign up to perform compositions of JS Bach on Seattle's Light rail. The performance date is March 21, 2015. All performers are welcome, all skill levels, all ages, any composition of JS Bach.

Deadline: March 21, 2015
Information: www.bachinthesubways.com


Hamilton, NJ + 2015 Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Awards

Each year the International Sculpture Center presents an award competition to its member colleges and universities as a means of supporting, encouraging, and recognizing the work of young sculptors and their supporting schools’ faculty and art program. The Student Award winners participate in an exhibition at Grounds For Sculpture, as well as a traveling exhibition hosted by arts organizations across the country. Winners’ work is also featured in Sculpture magazine. Each winner receives a one-year membership at the ISC and all winners are eligible to apply for a full sponsored residency to study in Switzerland.
To nominate students for this competition, the nominees’ university must first be an ISC University level member. University Membership costs $200 for universities in the USA, Canada and Mexico, or $220 for international universities, and includes a number of benefits. Students who are interested should talk to their professors about getting involved.

Deadline: March 23, 2015
Eligibility: To nominate students for this competition, the nominees’ university must first be an ISC University level member.
Information: www.sculpture.org or email studentawards[at]sculpture.org


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Seattle, WA + Black Box Operations, Technical Director

Black Box Operations is currently seeking a part-time Technical 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 Technical Director is the resident steward of production equipment and supplies at 12th Avenue Arts. S/he is responsible for guiding all users toward safe and efficient utilization of technical assets, including but not limited to lighting & sound equipment, projectors, personnel lifts, computers, drapery, seats and risers, floors, walls, pipes, laundry, and kitchen appliances, as well as all paint, craft, woodworking, and metal-working tools. The Technical Director keeps the onstage and backstage facilities in good working order; advises users of damage and culpability; facilitates repair and replacement; reports in a timely fashion to the Administrative Director on the status of technical equipment.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Knowledge of and passion for Seattle’s performing arts community, commitment to safe working environments and best practices, versatile technical theatre skills, including basic lighting, sound, projection, carpentry, and rigging.
Information: www.blackboxoperations.org


Orcas Island, Eastsound, WA + Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival, Executive Director

The Executive Director is a full-time/year-round position and works with the Board, the Artistic Director and Artistic Advisor, artists, Festival Office staff, volunteers, and the public. Responsibilities include all aspects of leadership and administration plus concert, event and music education management in a timely and organized manner including resource development. The position requires a wide range of roles within the organization and community. The Executive Director reports to the President of the Board or designate.

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


Govt. Camp, OR + Call for artwork for 'Mountain Gallery', Village of Government Camp

The Mt Hood Cultural Center & Museum is currently taking submissions for artwork for The Mountain Gallery, located inside the Mt Hood Museum, located in Govt. Camp, Oregon.
Preferred subjects are Mount Hood and Cascade environment. Please send images w/ description, size, and asking price. 4 piece limit for gallery. There are 3 tower cases for smaller dimensional work, or jewelry. MHCCM Gallery Commission is 30% of asking price. Must be able to bring your work to Government Camp.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: All Oregon Artists
Information: Email vb53[at]centurytel.net


West Seattle, WA + Bookkeeper with a Passion for non-profit arts!

We are currently in need of a Bookkeeper for approximately 8 hours per week. $40 per hour. If you would be interested in working with the collaborative and fun team at ArtsWest, we would love to hear from you! This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is hired.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Bookkeeping experience with non-profits
Information: www.artswest.org


Seattle, WA + Northwest Folklife, Devlopment Director

The Development Director will have a part time leadership role and will oversee and manage the development program of Northwest Folklife. This position is responsible for achieving the organization's fundraising goals, directing activities and events related to securing the organization’s contributed income, and managing an ongoing donor cultivation program including Planned Giving.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Seeking candidates experienced in nonprofit fundraising, grants management, and arts management
Information: www.nwfolklife.org


Seattle, WA + Velocity Dance Center, Communications Manager

The Communications Manager is charged with managing Velocity’s marketing and engagement activities with an emphasis on local/national press relations, community engagement, new media, external relations, in-house design projects, online fundraising and marketing campaigns, event collateral, and website maintenance. The CM will work with Velocity leadership to develop messaging and communications strategies to increase participation in Velocity-produced performances, classes, events and fundraising initiatives.

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


Bellevue, WA + Marketing & PR Internship

Bellevue Arts Museum is seeking a Marketing & PR Intern to help strengthen the museum's visibility and brand. The successful candidate will gain professional writing samples, social media management experience, and other valuable skills to further his/her career.
Bellevue Arts Museum is a leading destination in the Pacific Northwest to experience art, craft, and design. BAM engages the community through exhibitions, programs, and publications, featuring regional, national, and international artists.

Deadline: on-going
Eligibility: Must be 14 or older, college students preferred
Information: www.bellevuearts.org


Seattle, WA + Arts Administration Internship

Gage Academy of Art is a unique independent art school in Seattle looking for innovative ways to communicate with our current, potential and past students through more efficient and personal forms of outreach. We are seeking bright individuals who are looking for entry level experience in a busy registration department.
Part of the internship is an advanced intern project, which requires the candidate to flex their creative problem-solving and communication skills to implement a new system or improve an existing process (possible areas of interest might include student outreach, instructor support, use of online applications, etc). The intern will interact with various directors throughout the organization and will present the result of the project for evaluation at the end of the internship. Send your resume and letter of interest via e-mail. Please outline how practical arts administration and student communication experience would help you in your career path and why you are interested in working at a non-profit. Responsibilities Internship experience includes: * Helping to develop new and , more efficient ways of communicating with currently registered students * Involvement in developing post-class and pre-class communication with students in the form of syllabi, personalized pathway suggestions and class commencement emails. * Development of email templates for common student inquires. * Creating and distributing class rosters to instructors and monitors. * Data entry * Restructuring historical records for efficient office use * Support public at Gage Academy of Art events as needed. * Other responsibilities as needed. Requirements Candidates should be a current student or recent graduate, either obtaining or received a Bachelor's degree with a concentration in Fine Arts, Art History, Arts Administration or Communication. A strong candidate will have a desire to exceed expectations and contribute to the stable operations of Gage Academy of Art. Applicants must have excellent communication and customer service skills, ambition and have clear career goals. Applicants must also be able to succeed in a high-energy environment as a self-starter with well-developed problem solving skills.

Information: www.gageacademy.org or email janet[at]gageacademy.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 + 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, 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 206 263.1610.
Information: www.4culture.org/apply/open


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Seattle, WA + Northwest African American Museum, Call For Docents

Docents at the Northwest African American Museum take the histories on our walls and bring them to life for audiences of all ages. Our docents receive training that allows them to engage with visitors through tours and activities. Each tour is unique and brings the benefit of the docent’s perspective, training, and presentation style.
Our docent program requires a commitment of at least one year. Shift schedules are flexible and can range from providing one tour per week to one tour every three months.

Deadline: January 07, 2015
Information: www.naamnw.org or email Stacie, Volunteer Manager at sfbonnelle[at]naamnw.org


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San Diego, CA + Mission Hills/ Hillcrest Branch Library

The City of San Diego is seeking applications from interested qualified artists to provide public art services for Mission Hills/Hillcrest Branch Library Public Art Project. An artist or artist team is sought to design, fabricate and install permanent, site-specific artwork(s) at Mission Hills/Hillcrest Branch Library.

Deadline: January 06, 2015, 4:00PM
Eligibility: Open to artists or artist teams authorized to work in the U.S.
Budget: $280,000
Information: www.sandiego.gov


El Paso, TX + Pre-Qualified Artist List

Program seeks to establish a new 2015 – 2017 pre-qualified list of artists and artist teams for consideration in upcoming public art projects. The list is used to streamline the selection process and opens up every two years for artists to submit their information, once submitted artist will be able to remain on the eligibility list for four years before re-applying. As public art projects arise artist will be pooled from the list and placed for review and consideration to the project.

Deadline: January 30, 2015, 5:00PM
Eligibility: Open to any professional artist or artist team 18+.
Budget: $20,000-$500,000
Information: www.elpasotexas.gov


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