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Seattle, WA + Conductive Garboil Grant

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

Individual artists or artist teams working in any media or discipline can apply. Applicants must be Seattle residents and have a significant connection to the Pioneer Square neighborhood.

Deadline: August 11, 2014, 5:00pm
Eligibility: Open to artists and artist teams residing in Seattle, WA
Information: Jordan Howland 206 296.4137
Award: $3,000

HOW TO APPLY

STEP 1

Download and read the CALL TO ARTISTS and the APPLICATION CHECKLIST

STEP 2

Apply via ONLINE APPLICATION




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 + 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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Oysterville, WA + Willapa Bay AiR Call for Residency Applications

Residency for Visual Artists, Writers, and Music/Song Composers. Submissions accepted May 15- July 31, 2014 for month-long, no-cost 2015 residencies (March through September in Oysterville, WA).

Deadline: July 31, 2014
Information: www.willapabayair.org or email applications[at]willapabayair.org


Anacortes/ NW Puget Sound, WA + Anchor Art Space Director

Anchor Art Space is a non-profit, artist-run organization that promotes education in the arts through exhibitions, cultural events, workshops and community-based projects. Anchor is committed to bringing quality programming to a local and regional audience. The continuation of these programs is made possible by our members, workshops, and grants from the Anacortes Arts Festival.
The Director of Anchor Art Space will work closely with our governing board to guide the direction and growth of Anchor Art Space as both collaborator and supervisor. We are looking for excellent marketing and fundraising skills, an understanding of the daily management of a gallery, and the ability to collaborate with people across a variety of disciplines. This is a growth position for the right person who will help us to build a sustainable future. Specific duties of the Director: -Oversee fundraising activities such as juried shows, auctions and special events. -Research and write grants (Director is eligible to take up to a 5% commission on any new grant) -Make connections to Anacortes community -Increase donations -Manage gallery schedule of events -Write, edit, and coordinate the design and production of all promotional materials, including print materials and press releases. -Maintain a relationship/connection to press outlets and grow database of media contacts -Oversee gallery publications and announcements -Organize and schedule gallery sitters, volunteers and interns -Maintain member lists -Track gallery finances, pay bills, make budget reports to the Board -Maintain gallery website- anchorartspace.org -Capitalize on social media platforms (e.g. Facebook, Flickr, etc.) to develop new and deepen existing audience relationships. -Plan and implement events, openings, workshops, and programs that serve Anchor’s audience. -Communicate effectively with curators and artists -Collaborate with the Board on goals and direction of the gallery Minimum requirements: -Possess a broad understanding of the arts, curatorial practices, and the needs of practicing artists, -Bachelor’s degree in the Arts or art related field, or in business and marketing -Experience in running a gallery -Experience with successful fundraising -Proven ability to create a sustainable financial platform in business or in marketing -Experience working with/taking direction from a board Salary: $900 per month + commission on any new grant money or donations over $1000. The Director’s salary is expected to grow with the financial health and security of Anchor Art Space. The gallery is open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 12:00-5:00pm. The Director will work a minimum of 15 hours per week and attend all special events and openings. The gallery director is not required to be there for all open hours, provided they have volunteers to sit the gallery. How to apply: Please e-mail a letter of interest and a resume with two recommendations.

Deadline: July 31, 2014
Information: info[at]anchorartspace.org


Seattle, WA + Individual Artist Scholarships

Pratt Fine Arts Center is now accepting applications for its 2014-2015 scholarship year. Pratt is proud to offer merit and financial need-based scholarships in visual arts discipline taught in our studios. Awards are used towards classes and studio rental at Pratt and are available for adults and teens, and emerging and established artists. Some awards include a cash stipend.
The Fellowship provides educational and professional support to emerging artists from Washington State, thanks to generous support from RBC Wealth Management and the Chihuly Garden in Glass. The awards may be used towards course work, supplies, and studio rental (with completion of rental test) and participation in Artist Trust’s EDGE Program. The Fellowship includes educational experiences including gaining technical expertise, professional training, access to equipment, and an opportunity to engage with Pratt’s artistic community. Recipients will also be featured in a public presentation at the Chihuly Garden in Glass. For more information and to apply, please download the ArtBridge Scholarship 2015 application. The Seattle Print Arts Scholarship The Seattle Print Arts Scholarship is a $1,000 scholarship for use in printmaking programs at Pratt. Applicants must show a dedicated interest in and commitment to printmaking. Previous involvement with Pratt is not required. Thanks to the support of Seattle Print Arts, Pratt is pleased to award this annual scholarship in printmaking. For more information and to apply, please download the SPA Application 2014-2015. The Jon and Mary Shirley Glass Scholarship The Jon and Mary Shirley Glass Scholarship is awarded annually to two emerging glass artists 18 years or older who wish to pursue new or experimental directions with their medium, either independently in the glass shop or through glass classes or workshops. Each award includes $1,875 credit for classes, workshops and/or studio rental in the Pratt glass program. This scholarship is not awarded to individuals pursuing production work. For more information and to apply, please download the Shirley Application 2014-15. The Lillian Yeh Scholarship for Lifelong Artists Through the generous support of her family and friends, Pratt is pleased to offer this merit based scholarship in memory of Lillian Yeh, who was a passionate and caring member of Pratt’s community. Her love for the arts will remain with Pratt through the Lillian Yeh Scholarship for Lifelong Artists, which encourages young adults to pursue art making as a lifelong passion. For more information and to apply, please download the Lillian Yeh Scholarship Application.

Deadline: August 01, 2014, 11:59pm
Information: www.pratt.org


Seattle, Washington + Patron Services Associate

Patron Services Associate (part-time, seasonal September-July): Patron Services Associates oversee the box office and conduct member outreach at Town Hall-produced events (200+ events annually). They support the work of the Patron Services and Events Manager, oversee front-of-house volunteers, and act as the primary audience liaison at Town Hall programs.
Town Hall Seattle is a nonprofit community cultural center, offering a broad program of music, humanities, civic discourse, and world culture events. Formed collaboratively in 1998 as a shared venue, Town Hall Seattle is both an arts organization and a community resource, with a season collectively programmed by the community itself. Town Hall serves as a venue and a producer, a responsive host, and a catalytic cultural force, serving more than 100,000 artists and audience members in 400+ events annually.

Deadline: August 01, 2014
Information: www.townhallseattle.org


Kirkland, WA + Imagine Housing, Kirkland, Call for Entries

Imagine Housing is excited and proud to present the opportunity for artists to participate in a juried competition to provide original art work to its latest apartment community, Velocity. Artists working in the eastside communities of King County are especially encouraged to apply.
Velocity is located near the intersection of I-520 and I-405, a transportation hub with cars, busses, bicycles and walking trails. Artists are encouraged to incorporate the theme of velocity as the concept of forward motion and energy created through movement. The selected artwork will hang in the building’s public spaces of the entry and the living room. The jurors are Michael Monroe, Director Emeritus, Bellevue Arts Museum, Claudia Browers, Art Educator, and Katrina Faber, Board member, Red Vines (Imagine Housing affiliate).

Deadline: August 01, 2014
Budget: $750 each of two
Information: www.imaginehousing.org


Seattle, Washington + House Manager

House Manager (part-time, seasonal September-July): The House Manager is responsible for managing day-of-show logistics and public safety at all Town Hall events. Reporting to the Production Director, the House Manager works in a supervisory capacity with the event staff to ensure a clean, safe and customer service-oriented environment for our patrons.
Town Hall Seattle is a nonprofit community cultural center, offering a broad program of music, humanities, civic discourse, and world culture events. Formed collaboratively in 1998 as a shared venue, Town Hall Seattle is both an arts organization and a community resource, with a season collectively programmed by the community itself. Town Hall serves as a venue and a producer, a responsive host, and a catalytic cultural force, serving more than 100,000 artists and audience members in 400+ events annually.

Deadline: August 01, 2014, 5pm
Information: www.townhallseattle.org


Seattle, WA + Call to Emerging Artists for Fall Best of the NW Art and Fine Craft show!

The NW Art Alliance is happy to announce their first ever Emerging Artist Program. Emerging artists are the future of tomorrow’s art, but it’s not always an easy path. We want to help ease the journey from emerging artist to successful, experienced artist by offering the chance to be part of the Fall Best of the Northwest show.
The Best of the Northwest Art and Fine Craft Show is a 3-day event showcasing the art of over 200 of the best artists in the Pacific Northwest. The Fall show is held in two “acts” - Oct 24-26th and Nov 14th-16th and a winner will be selected for each act. Each event showcases 110 artists and features live musical performances, delicious cuisine from local vendors, artist demonstrations and even an artist dinner, where the emerging artist will get to mingle, dine and network with the artists and curators of the show. The winner will receive a booth space in the Best of the Northwest show and will also be paired with a NW Art Alliance legacy artist mentor. The mentor will be an experienced artist in their field who can share their experience and expertise, and help the emerging artist prepare for the event by being available to answer questions and “show them the ropes” of participating in the premier art and fine craft show in Seattle. The mentor will be a legacy BNW participant and will donate 3 hrs of their time each month for the 2 months preceding the show to their protege to help them prepare for their BNW debut. Not only that, but the winning emerging artist will also receive... 10x6 booth with complimentary Pole and Drape and electricity (valued over $600; Advance promotional material to offset marketing costs; Coverage in our newsletter and social media; Special “Emerging Artist” listing in the show program

Information: www.nwartalliance.com
Fee: 35.00


Portland, OR + Zoo Education Center

On behalf of the Oregon Zoo and Metro Regional Government in Portland, Oregon, the Regional Arts & Culture Council is pleased to invite professional artists/teams living in the United States to submit qualifications for a percent-for-art commission for the Education Center/West Plaza at the Oregon Zoo that addresses the themes of connection and wonder. The center is scheduled for completion in fall 2016.

Deadline: August 01, 2014
Eligibility: Open to professional artists or artist teams living in the US.
Budget: $200,000
Information: www.racc.org


Seattle, Washington + Event Staff

Event Staff (part-time, seasonal September-July): The Event Staff supports the House Manager in managing day-of-show logistics and public safety at all Town Hall events. Working as a member of the production team, the event staff are responsible for maintaining a clean, safe and customer service-oriented environment for our patrons.
Town Hall Seattle is a nonprofit community cultural center, offering a broad program of music, humanities, civic discourse, and world culture events. Formed collaboratively in 1998 as a shared venue, Town Hall Seattle is both an arts organization and a community resource, with a season collectively programmed by the community itself. Town Hall serves as a venue and a producer, a responsive host, and a catalytic cultural force, serving more than 100,000 artists and audience members in 400+ events annually.

Deadline: August 01, 2014
Information: www.townhallseattle.org


Pacific Northwest + 36th Annual Betty Bowen Award

The annual Betty Bowen Award honors a Northwest artist for their original, exceptional, and compelling work. The winner is awarded an unrestricted cash prize of $15,000, and a selection of his or her works is shown at the Seattle Art Museum. In addition, two Special Recognition Awards in the amount of $2,500 are often granted at the discretion of the Betty Bowen Committee.
Betty Bowen (1918-1977) was a Washington native and enthusiastic supporter of Northwest artists. Her friends established the annual Betty Bowen Award as a celebration of her life and to honor and continue her efforts to provide financial support to the artists of the region. Since 1977, the Seattle Art Museum has hosted the yearly grant application process by which the Betty Bowen Committee chooses one visual artist working in the Northwest to receive the unrestricted cash award. Applications for the 36th Annual Betty Bowen Award are now open. All entries must be submitted online. Visit the website to learn how to apply.

Deadline: August 01, 2014, 11:00 PM
Eligibility: Visual artists working in Washington, Oregon, or Idaho.
Information: www.visitsam.org


Seattle, Washington + Patron Services Administrative Associate

Patron Services Administrative Associate (part-time, seasonal September-July): The Patron Services Administrative Associate (PSAA) is responsible for assisting the Patron Services and Events Manager with the smooth operation of daily box office and customer service activities, ticket and subscription sales.
Town Hall Seattle is a nonprofit community cultural center, offering a broad program of music, humanities, civic discourse, and world culture events. Formed collaboratively in 1998 as a shared venue, Town Hall Seattle is both an arts organization and a community resource, with a season collectively programmed by the community itself. Town Hall serves as a venue and a producer, a responsive host, and a catalytic cultural force, serving more than 100,000 artists and audience members in 400+ events annually.

Deadline: August 01, 2014
Information: www.townhallseattle.org


Seattle, WA + selfie: here and now

Artists are encouraged to submit artwork in all media that reflects the theme, selfie: here and now – capturing a moment in time.
For a $25 entry fee, artists may enter up to 3 pieces for consideration. $1,000 will be awarded to the top three entries.

Deadline: August 04, 2014
Information: www.columbiacitygallery.com


Seattle, WA + Arts Event Planning Internship

2014-2015: Arts Event Planning Internship Opportunity at Gage Academy of Art Academic Year Internship. Begins September 2, 2014, Ends June 19, 2015.
Description: The Gage Arts Event Planning Intern will assist in a variety of arts event planning tasks and play a critical role in implementing key free and low cost events for Gage. The internship will involve planning for our newest event, Drink & Draw, beginning October 3, 2014, managing the ArtTalk and Artist’s Toolkit lecture series, and working closely with staff and faculty around two of our largest annual events, the 15th Annual Drawing Jam, held this year on Saturday, December 6, 2014 and the 23rd Annual Best of Gage, held on Friday, June 19, 2015. Event Descriptions: Drink & Draw is a twist on Open Studio for the 21+ crowd. 7:00–10:00pm every First Friday. Each session will be based on a theme, with a costumed model, still life arrangements, live music, videos and Norm, the horse skeleton. We provide the drawing materials for free, and participants can draw or just have a cocktail or glass of wine while they watch the artists at work. No formal instruction is provided, no host bar. ArtTalk is hosted by Gage Co-Founder and Artistic Director Gary Faigin. Every second Thursday during the academic year, Faigin selects a different artist to interview while looking at images of their work. The audience is encouraged to participate with their own questions and comments. The Artist’s Toolkit is held every fourth Thursday during the academic year. It is primarily a professional development series to supplement the Gage Atelier Program, but the public is invited to attend for free. Topics vary, from photographing artwork to utilizing social media for promotion, with a new instructor from the community presenting each month. The Drawing Jam is a 12-hour art-making celebration. From 9:00am to 9:00pm Gage provides all the essentials for a full day of art creation. Three floors of studios, art supplies, food, models, inspiration and entertainment are all included with admission. A cast of over 50 gesture, figure and portrait models rotate through several studios, as well as the “Stars of Seattle” — a group of local celebrities and community leaders. In addition, studios are open to tour, Gage instructors conduct artist demos and three exhibitions are on display. The Drawing Jam is geared for all ages and abilities and is great for families – kids will have their own rooms to draw, paint and craft during the day; and teens have a dedicated studio to themselves all day long. The Best of Gage Student Art Exhibit, Awards & Sale is an event where Gage students of all levels and disciplines celebrate a year filled with artistic creativity and intensive study. Students, artists and art lovers peruse three floors of artwork exhibiting diverse media, subjects and individual style. A guest juror selects top entries in seven categories and the prestigious Best in Show prize. Guests to the event purchase select works from the Best of Gage exhibition and the studios of our dedicated atelier students as well as vote for their favorite piece to receive the People’s Choice Award. The Arts Event Planning position is responsible for a variety of tasks associated with helping manage the above events, including but not limited to assisting with the procurement of art supplies and food for the events, working directly with staff in the Development Department, the Curator/Event Manager and the Executive Director to access sponsors from past years and expand the list of sponsors, as well as working with the volunteer coordinator for set-up and to ensure a smooth day-of experience. • working with staff to become familiar with the overall event and timeline for planning, • creative brainstorming about event expansion and outreach, help with event promotion in print and on social media • contacting and following up with past art supplies and food sponsors, effectively communicating needs and securing sponsorship. Coordinating food carts and special booths. • picking up art supplies and food from sponsors and organizing supplies in preparation for the event, • working with volunteers to ensure the smooth dissemination of art supplies and food during events, • working with Development to send thank yous to sponsors. Compensation: This is an unpaid internship, but the intern is welcome to attend one Gage class or workshop free of charge over the academic year. Time commitment: One full day or two half-days per week. Approx. 8 – 10 hours per week, with more hours on the weeks preceding and following the events. Some evening and weekend work as necessary. Desired Qualifications: Intern should be a student or recent graduate interested in arts event planning, and should be comfortable working on a PC and using Microsoft Word and Excel. Attention to detail and formal communication skills are an absolute necessity, both via email and in person with the public. Note that this position requires some walking up and down stairs repeatedly, lifting up to 40 lbs, and occasionally standing for extended periods of time. To Apply: Please send questions or an application, in the form of a letter of interest and resume, as PDF attachments via email to Shelly Leavens, Curator and Public Events Manager. Please be sure to describe your interest in Gage, qualifications and experience in your letter of interest.

Deadline: August 08, 2014, 5:00pm
Information: www.gageacademy.org or email Shelly Leavens, Curator and Public Events Manager shelly[at]gageacademy.org


Bellevue, WA + Chop Shop: Bodies of Work, 2015 - Call to Artists

Announcing a call for choreographers/dance companies with contemporary work to be presented at Chop Shop: Bodies of Work, an annual dance festival highlighting the BEST from the greater Pacific Northwest contemporary dance scene and beyond.
Chop Shop is committed to presenting work that is accessible to a wide range of both new and seasoned audiences. In partnership with the Experience Dance Project outreach program, this Festival promotes the art of contemporary dance through experience, education and performance. Chosen work will perform in both performances (Saturday evening and Sunday matinee.) Artists will also have an opportunity to offer Master Classes on stage during the daytime hours of the Festival.

Information: www.chopshopdance.org
Fee: None


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


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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Chattanooga, TN + Quilted

Public Art Chattanooga and the Chattanooga Convention and Visitor’s Bureau, are seeking proposals for original, two dimensional designs that will be printed and installed on multiple sidewalks throughout downtown Chattanooga, Tennessee. Three designs will be selected for production and installed for up to six months beginning in September 2014. The artist/designer is not responsible for printing or installation.
The selected artists/designers will receive a $2,000 honorarium for their design. Proposed artwork should be in the spirit and language of quilts (i.e. pattern, geometry an d color). Designs will be printed onto 4'x4' vinyl squares and installed on sidewalks.

Deadline: July 31, 2014
Eligibility: Open to all professional artists and artist teams over the age of 18, who currently reside in the US.
Budget: $2,000 Honoraruim
Information: www.publicartchattanooga.com


Miami, FL + Alexander Montessori School

Alexander Montessori School is building a state-of-the-art structure at its Ludlam Road Campus which will house the reception and new upper school classrooms, library, science lab, and administrative offices. The school is seeking a qualified and inspired artist to design an “art box” to be located at the entry to the reception volume.
This art box will be an outdoor room through which all visitors, students, and staff shall enter the school campus. It shall consist of three sides (the canopy above will be completed by the architect), be of an approximate dimension of 15′ wide x 12′ deep x 10′ high, and embody the spirit of the Maria Montessori learning philosophy and the unique South Florida environment.

Deadline: August 01, 2014
Budget: $25,000-$30,000
Information: alexanderartbox.wordpress.com


Aventura, FL+ Government Center Exterior

The City of Aventura has directed its Art in Public Places Advisory Board to seek an artist, artists or an artist team to create an integrated site specific artwork to be displayed on the exterior of its Government Center. Possible areas for art integration include (but are not limited to) green space, stairs, breezeway and ceilings (e.g., suspended works).

Deadline: August 13, 2014, 2:00 PM
Budget: $25,000
Information: sarjui[at]cityofaventura.com


Ep Paso, TX + ZOO-PLAZA

The City of El Paso Public Art Program of the Museums and Cultural Affairs Department seeks to commission a professional artist or artist team to design, fabricate and install site-integrated artwork or artworks for the El Paso Zoo Plaza Area.

Deadline: August 14, 2014, 5:00PM
Eligibility: Open to all professional artists or artist teams.
Budget: $150,000
Information: www.elpasoartsandculture.org


Fort Myers, FL + Artists Wanted for New Innovative Bitcoin Art ecommerce Site

Seeking artists who are interested in selling their artwork for bitcoin (and all other currencies). We are looking to represent the finest artists in the world.
Please submit 5 to 10 images or provide a link to your website. All mediums accepted. No fee. Deadline is ongoing. Website launch is in August 2014.

Deadline: August 31, 2014
Eligibility: Artists 18+ in All mediums
Information: www.bitcoinfineart.com


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


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


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


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Seattle, WA + Show Your Film at The Jewelbox in July

We are offering the Jewelbox Theater as a FREE screening room in July. If you have a movie, come and watch it at the Rendezvous in the historic Jewelbox Theater. We ask that you are all 21+, and you bring at least an audience of 30 along for the viewing. We are on 2nd Ave between Bell and Battery in Belltown.

Deadline: on-going
Information: Email Jane at jewelbox[at]seattlerendezvous.com


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 + 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 Historic Sites

Applications are now being accepted for the Roster of Historic Sites for the Site Specific Program. This roster is used to connect creative groups and individuals with historically significant spaces in King County, with the goal of inspiring artistic interpretation of its history and physical character for greater public engagement.

Deadline: September 12, 2014, 5:00 PM
Information: www.sitespecificarts.org


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 + 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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