The Awesome Foundation, International/National Call for Applicants: Art Grants

awesome_foundation_logo_resizedThe Awesome Foundation, International/National* Call for Applicants: Art Grants

Grants are awarded monthly. Applications are rolling.

The Awesome Foundation is an ever-growing worldwide community devoted to forwarding the interest of awesome in the universe. Created in the long hot summer days of 2009 in Boston, the Foundation distributes $1,000 grants, no strings attached, to projects and their creators.

Submissions through their application form are placed in a common pool viewable by all chapters. Each chapter meets monthly to select a project to fund. By consensus, trustees determine which project to fund, and the $1,000 fellowship is distributed accordingly. Some chapters also routinely contact applicants for interviews before awarding the fellowships.

Chapters are divided by geography, and more recently by topic of interest. While specifying a chapter to apply to is not necessary (all chapters can view the applications received by all other chapters), many chapters show a preference for local projects.

Website link: http://www.awesomefoundation.org/

FAQ: http://awesomefoundation.org/blog/faq/

*International & National Cites and Chapters: http://www.awesomefoundation.org/chapters

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FotoFilmic (CAN), International Call for Entries: Solo Exhibition Award III

FotoFilmic (CAN), International Call for Entries: Solo Exhibition Award III

Deadline: November 20th, 2017, midnight PST

From their call: FotoFilmic’s new Solo Exhibition Award fall program continues with applications now open for the 3rd edition to be juried by celebrated photographer Mark Steinmetz.

FotoFilmic is incredibly honored and excited to welcome Mark Steinmetz as juror providing emerging and mid-career photographers with the unique opportunity to directly connect their work to such an important figure of the medium today, and whose lyrical documentary prose continues to inspire and awe so many practitioners around the world! This is a short window call with only 3 open weeks to send Mark your most polished, exhibition/publication ready photography!

On top of a one-person solo exhibition with FotoFilmic, Solo Exhibition Award Winners also see their work published as part of a new printed collection of 8″x10″ Solo Catalogues with forewords by their respective jurors and are the subject of multiple other publications including a Film Talks interview. Runners-Up get published online in full format as part of Solo Exhibition pages.

Website link for more detailed information and to apply: http://fotofilmic.com/submit/

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Foundation for Contemporary Arts (NY), National Call for Applicants: Emergency Grants

Foundation for Contemporary Arts (NY), National Call for Applicants: Emergency Grants

Deadline: Ongoing

In keeping with Foundation for Contemporary Arts (FCA) mission to encourage, sponsor, and promote work of a contemporary, experimental nature, applicants must demonstrate that their artistic practice falls within this context. Created in 1993, Emergency Grants provides prompt funding for innovative visual and performing artists who:

  • Have unanticipated, sudden opportunities to present their work to the public when there is insufficient time to seek other sources of funding
  • Incur unexpected or un-budgeted expenses for projects close to completion with committed exhibition or performance dates

Emergency Grants is the only active, multi-disciplinary program that offers immediate assistance of this kind to artists living and working anywhere in the United States, for projects occurring in the U.S. and abroad. Grants range in amount from $200 to $2,500.

Eligibility requirements:

  • Applicants must be living in the United States or U.S. territories and have a U.S. Tax ID Number (SSN, EIN, ITIN)
  • Applicants must have committed performance or exhibition opportunities, providing specific dates at the time of application.
  • Applicants must be individual artists, or an individual representing an artist collective, ensemble, or group. Curators, producers, workshop organizers, organizations, or arts presenters are not eligible to apply.
  • Students (high school, undergraduate, graduate, Ph.D., doctoral candidates, and other students enrolled in any degree program at the time of application) are not eligible to apply.
  • Successful applicants to the Emergency Grants program may not reapply for three years from the date of their past award.
  • Similarly, Grants to Artists recipients may not apply for three years from the date of their award.
  • Applicants may not reapply for a project for which they have previously been denied.

Emergency Grant applications are reviewed mid-month, every month by a volunteer committee of established artists. We recommend applying within 6-8 weeks of your performance or exhibition date. You should apply no sooner than 8 weeks prior to when funding is needed, due to the program’s last-minute focus.

If you require funding in six-eight weeks, you may submit an Emergency Grants application without timeline confirmation.

If you require funding in less than six weeks, you may optionally contact FCA before submitting for confirmation that your timeline falls within a month’s grants cycle.

If you require funding in less than two weeks, please contact FCA prior to applying to confirm we are able to consider your application in the upcoming panel meeting.

For full details, guidelines, and link to apply: http://www.foundationforcontemporaryarts.org/grants/emergency-grants

About: In 1963 Jasper Johns and John Cage established the Foundation for Contemporary Performance Arts based on the belief that visual artists – painters and sculptors – were sufficiently concerned about the state of the performance arts – dance, theatre and music – enough so to donate artwork to benefit performing artists. Marcel Duchamp, Ellsworth Kelly, Willem de Kooning, Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Motherwell, Robert Rauschenberg, Frank Stella, Saul Steinberg and Andy Warhol were among the sixty-seven artists who contributed to the Foundation’s historic first benefit exhibition—the first fund-raising benefit of this kind. Proceeds from sales enabled the Foundation to launch a significant program of assistance to performing artists who were engaged in work of a contemporary nature. To date, over 900 visual artists have supported the Foundation’s grants programs with major gifts of paintings, sculptures, drawings, and prints contributed for benefit exhibitions held over the years.

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Site:Brooklyn (NY), International Call for Artists: International Juried Art Exhibition NYC

3609Site:Brooklyn (NY), International Call for Artists: International Juried Art Exhibition NYC

Deadline: January 8th, 2018

From their call: This exhibition seeks to show art that has cast away the color system and focuses on the visual power of black and white; reflecting the innovative and contemporary in painting, drawing, printmaking, mixed media and photography.

Eligibility: This call for submission is open to all artists 18 years of age or older. This is a juried exhibition for artists working in all two dimensional mixed media, drawing, painting, printmaking and photography.

Juror: Rosario Güiraldes is a curator and editor based in New York City. She is assistant curator at The Drawing Center New York City and has organized curatorial projects and public programs at Hessel Museum, New York; Fundación PROA, Buenos Aires; Judd Foundation, New York City; Consulate General of Argentina in New York; and Peña, Buenos Aires.

Entry fee.

Link to apply via CaFE and more detailed information: https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=4883

Site:Brooklyn’s website: http://www.sitebrooklyn.com/

About: Site:Brooklyn is a gallery dedicated to exhibiting a wide range of emerging and midcareer artists. The gallery invites artists, curators and writers to engage in lively exhibitions, criticism and the exchange of ideas through art, reflecting our times and shaping our culture. Site:Brooklyn is located in the heart of the Gowanus Arts district.

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School of Visual Arts (NY), Call for Applicants: Art Practice Artist-in-Residence Program, Summer 2018, with stipend

School of Visual Arts (NY), Call for Applicants: Art Practice Artist-in-Residence Program, Summer 2018, with stipend

Deadline: January 15th, 2018

MFA Art Practice at the School of Visual Arts invites emerging and mid-career artists working in all disciplines to apply for the Art Practice Artist-in-Residence program. One artist will be selected to be the Artist-in-Residence for the duration of the Art Practice program’s summer semester. The residency period will be June 8th to August 10th, 2018. The Artist-in-Residence will receive a studio, access to the facilities, including the Metal Shop, Wood Shop, Digital Sculpture Center, Digital Editing Lab, Fibers Lab, Ceramics Lab and Nature and Technology Lab, and a 2500 USD stipend. He or she is expected to engage with the SVA Art Practice community, participate in weekly group critiques, and develop a project with first-year MFA candidates in the program, which will culminate in a public presentation during Open Studios on July 25th.

Qualifications:

  • An MFA or equivalent
  • A significant exhibition record
  • Proven ability to execute ideas to completion
  • Experience in teaching or leading workshops is highly desirable

Detailed application requirements, residency responsibilities and link to apply: http://www.artpractice.sva.edu/artist-in-residence/

About: The Art Practice program at SVA is a low-residency, interdisciplinary graduate program. A carefully selected, small group of candidates come together at SVA’s NYC campus for three successive, intensive summer residency periods. In the intervening fall and spring semesters, students engage in required, rich-media online coursework from all over the world. Participants combine personal narrative with critical theory to create works that comment on social issues. MFA Art Practice aims to facilitate a global conversation about the arts. Ultimately, the program aims foster an atmosphere of risk-taking and experimentation, and to create a community of artists and culture producers who look beyond a consensus driven approach to how we define what’s important in contemporary art.

 

 

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Ohio University Eastern Art Gallery, Call for Submissions: Solo Exhibition – Drawing-Based Studio Practice

Ohio University Eastern Art Gallery, Call for Submissions:  Solo Exhibition – Drawing-Based Studio Practice

Deadline: December 15th, 2017

Ohio University’s Eastern Campus Art Gallery is seeking solo exhibit proposals for works produced in drawing-based practice for an upcoming exhibit in February or March, 2018. The OU Eastern Campus Gallery is located near St. Clairsville, Ohio and is operated by the Cultural Life and Diversity Committee. The Gallery is comprised of a single room of 950 square feet with 113 running feet of wall space and some display stands are available. While the gallery does not offer a stipend for travel/shipping, some funds are typically available to artists interested in giving an artist talk, demonstration or lecture.

Artists interested in applying should format and submit the following in a single multipage -pdf document no larger than 25 MB:
-Up to 15-20 quality digital images that are representative of the work proposed for the exhibit. Artworks submitted must be made in the last seven years and accepted work must faithfully correspond to the images provided.
-A corresponding image list with work titles, media, dates and sizes
-A brief artist statement/exhibition proposal, 500 words or less.
-CV or Resume that includes past exhibitions.

Portfolios for review or inquiries for additional information should be emailed to the Art Gallery Director, Whitney Sage by December 15th, 2017 at OUEArtGallery@ohio.edu. Portfolios that do not meet the formatting criteria above will not be considered. Selected artists will be notified by December 30th, 2017.

 

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Incandescent Zine: Call for Color Film Photography Submissions, Issue Thirteen

Incandescent Zine: Call for Color Film Photography Submissions, Issue Thirteen

Deadline: December 15th, 2017

Incandescent is a bi-annual color film zine showcasing emerging photographers. They are accepting submission for Issue Thirteen. As always, they are looking for color film work only.

Email up to 12 images or a link to your website.  Please include links directly to bodies of work/images that are both film and color. No digital photography will be accepted. (Please note that each issue has approximately 20 – 25 photographers in it. Due to the quantity of of contributors they cannot offer a free zine to those included but do offer a half-price discount.)

Please write “Issue Thirteen Submission” in the subject line of your email. Email your images to  incandescentzine@gmail.com

Incandescent is curated and produced in Portland, Oregon by Pine Island Press. Incandescent does not and will not charge submission fees. The zine was created to provide artists an opportunity to share their work free of charge.

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Foundry Art Centre (MO), International Call for Entries: Photography VI

facFoundry Art Centre (MO), International Call for Entries: Photography VI

Deadline: December 11th, 2017

About this Exhibition: The role of photography in our digital age cannot be overstated.  From a medium whose novelty arose from its ability to accurately record the world around us, the art of photography has expanded through technology to one that should not be accepted at face value.  Although staging, composition, and artistic intent have always formed the base of photographic artwork, the advance in the medium now open a world of possibilities that were not available even a few years ago. Photography 6 aims to capture the breadth within the photographic world. All works operating from a photographic origin, whether manually or digitally manipulated, raw, or incorporated into mixed media pieces, are welcome to submit.

Eligibility: Open to all artists 18 years & older, world-wide, both amateur & professional, working in all styles & schools of thought. This includes alternative and traditional artwork.

Entry Specifications: All media in 2D & 3D forms will be considered. 2D work must be suitably framed and prepared to hang with all hardware readily attached. There is no minimum size requirement and larger pieces must be able to enter the gallery through an 84” x 71” doorway. Once installed, work may not exceed 11 feet in height. Any installation or digital works must speak with Exhibitions Manager to coordinate presentation. A maximum of 3 entries per artist may be submitted for consideration.

Awards: [1] “Going Solo ” Exhibition or $500,   [2] $200 Juror’s Choice Awards

Juror: Kathleen Sanker’s work investigates the passage of time, memory, and the fleeting nature of experience, particularly in reference to intimate spaces and relationships. She earned her BFA from the University of Missouri-Columbia and her MFA from Washington University in St. Louis. She currently serves as a Professor of Art and Chair of Graphic Design at Saint Charles Community College.

For more information or to submit, visit their website: http://www.foundryartcentre.org/photography-vi/

About: The Foundry Art Centre is located in St. Charles, Missouri. As a vibrant home to the arts, the Foundry Art Centre raises awareness and appreciation of the arts throughout the region. Alive with activity, the Center’s programming reinforces the importance of the arts and helps ensure that arts and culture remain vital.

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The Carving Studio and Sculpture Center (VT), Call for Applicants: Artist Residencies, with stipend

The Carving Studio and Sculpture Center (VT), Call for Applicants: Artist Residencies, with stipend

Deadline: January 26th, 2018

Artist Residencies at the Carving Studio & Sculpture Center offer sculptors opportunities for inspiration and to create new work in the former marble quarry and manufacturing area of Vermont. Residencies are from 1 to 3 months, featuring artists working in a diverse range of materials and techniques.

The Carving Studio & Sculpture Center offers Artists in Residence comprehensive facilities for creating works in stone, metal, wood, ceramics, glass and more. Residents become part of our vibrant artist community, sharing in the exchange of concepts, aesthetics and technical expertise. Stipends, housing and meals are available to selected Artists in Residence.

To apply for a  residency, please send your resumé/CV, statement/proposal and digital image (jpegs) or slide portfolio (up to 10 images) to info@carvingstudio.org or The Carving Studio and Sculpture Center, P.O. Box 495, West Rutland, Vermont 05777

Website link: https://carvingstudio.org/call-artists-2018-residents/

About: The Carving Studio and Sculpture Center offers unique sculpture education programs amid inactive quarries and former manufacturing facilities of the Vermont Marble Company. Since 1987, sculptors, students and connoisseurs have traveled to West Rutland, Vermont to draw inspiration from the native marble and the creative spirit that lingers from the once-global industry that thrived here. The former company store of the Vermont Marble Company serves as the center for workshops, lectures, communal dinners and special events. A sculpture garden greets the first time visitor prior to their discovery of site-specific installations mingled among post-industrial ruins. Workshop participants work side-by-side with people of all ages and experience. Our Artist in Residence program encourages exchange of technical skills and aesthetic viewpoints with sculptors from around the world. Artistic excellence in contemporary sculpture is featured in our professional gallery and on our historic grounds.

 

 

 

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National Science Foundation, Call for Applicants: The Antarctic Artists and Writers Program

National Science Foundation (NSF), Call for Applicants: The Antarctic Artists and Writers Program

Deadline: June 1st, 2018

The Antarctic Artists and Writers Program furnishes U.S. Antarctic Program operational support (No funding), and round-trip economy air tickets between the United States and the Southern Hemisphere, to artists and writers whose work requires them to be in the Antarctic to complete their proposed project. The Program does not provide any funding to participants, including for such items as salaries, materials, completion of the envisioned works, or any other purpose.

U.S. Antarctic Program infrastructure consists of three year-round stations and numerous austral-summer research camps in Antarctica, research ships in the Southern Ocean, and surface and air transportation. These assets support the projects undertaken by the artists and writers.

The main purpose of the U.S. Antarctic Program is scientific research and education. The Antarctic Artists and Writers Program supports writing and artistic projects specifically designed to increase the public’s understanding and appreciation of the Antarctic and human endeavors on the southernmost continent. Priority will be given to projects that focus on interpreting and representing the scientific activities being conducted in and/or about the unique Antarctic region.  Resulting  projects must target audiences in the U.S. and be distributed/exhibited in the U.S.

The program does not support site installations or performances in Antarctica. The program also does not support short-term projects that are essentially journalistic in nature.

Website link: https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=503518

FAQ: https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2017/nsf17069/nsf17069.pdf

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Sublime/Transcendent: Susan Rankaitis

The Grind’s weekly Monday post called Sublime/Transcendent features an Artist of the Week of the staff’s choice. The artists featured will range from emerging to the well known. The work will span a wide range of ideas, methods of working, and various media.

This week’s Sublime/Transcendent Artist is Susan Rankaitis

 

 SI #7, Simultaneous Implosion, 2015, Combined media on photographic paper, 25.25 x 35.75 in

https://susanrankaitis.com/

 

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Sculpture Space Inc. (NY), Call for Applicants: Artist Residency 2019

Sculpture Space Inc. (NY), Call for Applicants:  Artist Residency 2019

Deadline: January 15th, 2018

From their call: Sculpture Space, located in Utica, New York invites artists whose focus is sculpture to apply for a two-month residency between February and November 2019.

We offer a 5,500 square foot shared studio with specialized equipment in addition to five private studios.  The Studio Manager provides ongoing assistance and technical expertise; the Operations Manager and Executive Director are available to assist with any other special requirements.  Basic understanding and communication skills in English are necessary. Three to five artists are in residence each month; artists are expected to stay for a full two months. For absences longer than four contiguous days, stipend will be prorated.  Housing is provided a block away in a newly renovated residence with private bedrooms, washer/dryer, TV, internet, shared living space and kitchen.  Artists are responsible for materials, specialized tools and food.  Bicycles are provided; transport for materials purchase and other needs is also available.

The studio and house are located in the eclectic, historically underserved, diverse and upcoming West Utica neighborhood — close to downtown, and situated in Central New York’s scenic Mohawk Valley.  Because of Sculpture Space’s long history and presence in Utica, the community is supportive and receptive to site-specific work; in particular, we are interested in projects that realize and expand examples of creative place-making to our neighborhood and the community.

Accepted artists are selected by a Review Committee and guest juror John Monti, Graduate Professor of Fine Arts at Pratt Institute. Artists are notified late February/early March.  Primary criteria for selection are based on the quality, originality and potential of their work and proposed project. Dependent on funding, financial aid may be made available.

For more detailed information: http://www.sculpturespace.org/application-requirements/

About Sculpture Space: Sculpture Space is unique in North America for its service to sculptors who come to Utica, NY to make new work. The program has helped advance the careers of over 400 national and international artists since 1976. Artists-in-residence have access to specialized resources available in the Mohawk Valley to make sculpture on a scale which they otherwise might not afford, in a supportive environment conducive to experimentation. Work that is made and first seen in Utica is often exhibited in galleries, museums and sculpture parks worldwide.

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Washington & Jefferson College, Olin Art Gallery (PA), National Call for Exhibition Proposals: 2018 – 2019 Academic Year

Washington & Jefferson College, Olin Art Gallery (PA), National Call for Exhibition Proposals: 2018 – 2019 Academic Year

Deadline: February 28th, 2018

The Olin Art Gallery on the campus of Washington & Jefferson College, Washington, PA, is now accepting exhibition proposals in any medium for the 2018-19 academic year. Proposals may include solo or group exhibitions. Submissions must include: 10-20 digital images (jpg-format), contact information, artist statements for all participating artists, an image list (including title, media, size, and date completed for each work), and a resume or CV. Proposals will be accepted either through mail on CD with a hard copy of printed materials or via email (email should be no larger than 10m – ZIP file, Mac compatible, preferred). There is NO entry fee.

Send proposal or questions to:  Doug McGlumphy, Director, Olin Art Gallery, Washington & Jefferson College, 60 S. Lincoln St., Washington, PA 15301 or email: dmcglumphy@washjeff.edu

Website: http://www.washjeff.edu/olin-fine-art-gallery

About: The Olin Fine Art Gallery supports the educational mission of the College through the exhibition of original works by local, regional, and national artists. By exhibiting a wide variety of art forms and styles, the Gallery seeks to stimulate the creation and understanding of contemporary art for the benefit of Washington & Jefferson College and the larger community. Opened in 1982, the Olin Art Gallery supports the display of both three-dimensional and hanging works in its 1,900-square-foot exhibition space.

 

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Art & Pancakes, November 12th, 2017

Art news for your Sunday morning.

How Art is Helping Veterans Overcome PTSD   Link

What Art Therapy Can Do That Traditional Therapy Can’t   Link

Performance Artist Meredith Monk: “I Believe in the Healing Power of Art”  Link

Artist Mark Bradford Explains his Hirshhorn Remix of a Civil War Painting   Link

How Long Do People Really Spend Looking at Art in Museums?   Link

Researchers Discover an Ancient Stone Carving So Detailed It Could Alter the Course of Art History   Link

Hiroshi Sugimoto: The Illusion of Architecture   Link

Why Graduate Students Are Worried about the Republican Tax Plan   Link

Nominees Denounce Germany’s Art Prize, Preis der Nationalgalerie, Over Lack of Compensation  Link

5 Pointz Graffiti Artists Win Jury Verdict—but Judge’s Final Ruling Awaits  Link

Scholars and Art Historians in the U.K. have called for an end to the fees museums charge for reproducing images   Link

How Do We Define Culture? Culture Track surveys how Americans define culture, as well as which cultural activities they seek   Link

Grasshopper Found Embedded in van Gogh Masterpiece  Link

Santa Rosa Cartoonist Brian Fies ‘Fire Story’ Come to Life   Link

HBD Chuck…we miss you so.

 

 

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Yeiser Art Center (KY), International Call for Artists: Fantastic Fibers 2018

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Deadline: February 16th, 2018
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Yeiser Art Center is now accepting entries for the Fantastic Fibers 2018 international juried exhibition. One of Yeiser Art Center’s most engaging and innovative international exhibitions, Fantastic Fibers seeks to showcase a wide range of outstanding contemporary works related to the fiber medium.

Contemporary and innovative works created with fiber as the primary medium are welcome. This exhibition is open to all artists 18 years and over working in the field of fiber art. All work submitted must be original, completed in the last three years and not previously exhibited in a Fantastic Fibers exhibition. There are no size restrictions. Up to five entries per artist are permitted with an entry fee of $25 per piece. All selected artworks will be featured in full color catalog produced by Yeiser Art Center for sale during the exhibition. Selected artists for exhibit will receive a complementary copy of the exhibition catalog. Fantastic Fibers 2018 will be on display at Yeiser Art Center from April 14th to June 9th, 2018.

Juror: Arturo Alonzo Sandoval is a fiber artist whose experimental techniques and expressive interpretations have earned  him  an  international reputation. Arturo is one of Kentucky’s most original, influential and significant artists. Because he creates an extensive collection of work his artwork is everywhere. His work is in the collections of the New York City Museum of Modern Art’s Architecture and Design Collection, as well as galleries and private collections throughout the United States and the world.

Awards: $1,900 will be awarded.
•    $1,000 Best of Show
•    $500 First Place
•    $250 Second Place
•    $150 Third Place

To apply via CaFE and for more detailed information: https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=4845

Website link: https://www.theyeiser.org/project/fantastic-fibers-2018/

Yeiser Art Center, 200 Broadway St., Paducah, Kentucky

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The Print Center (PA), Call for Entries: 92nd Annual International Competition Photographers & Printmakers

The Print Center (PA), Call for Entries: 92nd Annual International Competition Photographers & Printmakers

Deadline: November 14th, 2017, 11:59pm EST

The Print Center’s Annual International Competition is one of the most prestigious and oldest competitions in the United States. The Print Center is particularly interested in highlighting local, national, and international artists who utilize photography and printmaking in intriguing ways, both in content and process. Winners will be selected by Keliy Anderson-Staley and Katherine Ware. Anderson-Staley is a Houston-based artist whose work was introduced to us through our 84th Annual International Competition in 2010. Ware is the Curator of Photography at the New Mexico Museum of Art. Entry fee.

Awards: The awards include three solo exhibitions at The Print Center to be held May-August 2018; inclusion in online exhibition of portfolios; Stinnett Philadelphia Museum of Art Collection Award; and over $2,000 in other purchase and material prizes.

Eligibility: Any artist using photography and/or printmaking as critical components in their work can enter. Work submitted must have been completed in the last three years. Up to five images may be submitted and only one submission per person is allowed.

For submission guidelines, more detailed information and link to entry: http://printcenter.org/100/competition/

Entries may be submitted online only. Click here to apply: https://printcenter.slideroom.com/#/Login

About: The Print Center’s mission is to support printmaking and photography as vital contemporary arts and encourage the appreciation of the printed image in all its forms. The Print Center is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Center for Contemporary Printmaking (CT), International Call for Entries: 6th Biennial FOOTPRINT International Competition 2018

Center for Contemporary Printmaking (CT), International Call for Entries:  6th Biennial FOOTPRINT International Competition 2018

Deadline: March 10th, 2018

From their call: The Center for Contemporary Printmaking’s Footprint International Competition 2018, is an opportunity for the presentation of current trends and innovations in contemporary printmaking within the bounds of the one square foot (12” x 12”) configuration. The square format was uncommon in art until the advent of abstraction and presents distinct challenges of composition and expression. Within these precise limits, artists must confront a space and create visual order and formal structure.

Juror: Susan Tallman, Art in Print, Editor-in-Chief

Eligibility: All fine-art printmaking mediums, including woodcut, intaglio, lithography, screenprint, monotype, and original digital media may be utilized. (No drawings, photographs, or direct reproductions are eligible.) Art must be hand-pulled and generated using at least one traditional printmaking method. Computer generated art is eligible only if it incorporates other methods of hand pulled printing or handwork. Image size must be exactly 12 x 12 inches (30.5 x 30.5 cm). Outside dimensions of the printing paper may not exceed 18 x 18 inches (45.7 x 45.7 cm). Paper beyond these dimensions on accepted prints will be trimmed to the dimensions required for the exhibition. Only two-dimensional works will be accepted

Prizes and Awards: $1,000 in cash prizes and purchase awards will be awarded.  In addition to the $1,000 in prizes, the Awagami Paper Award, $300 (50 sheets) in editioning paper will be awarded to one artist.

Website link: https://contemprints.org/exhibitions/calls-for-entries/

For more detailed information and link to apply via CaFE: https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=4493

About: Founded in 1995, the Center for Contemporary Printmaking (a 501(c) (3) organization) was established to support and encourage serious emerging and professional artists in the creation of original prints and to educate the community to a better understanding and appreciation of prints and the process of printmaking. It offers both an historic and contemporary view of printmaking, encouraging traditional techniques as well as modern technologies. They are located in Norwalk, Connecticut.

 

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Wilderness Workshop (CO), International Call for Applicants: Artist in Wilderness Residencies 2018, with stipend

2998Wilderness Workshop (CO), International Call for Applicants: Artist in Wilderness Residencies 2018, with stipend

Deadline: January 31st, 2018   

From their call: Since 2008, the Artist in Wilderness program has sponsored one-week residencies each year, to allow a few select artists to make works inspired by the lands that Wilderness Workshop is working to protect. For 2018, two residencies are being offered, typically to be completed between June 1 and October 1. Exact dates are worked out with each artist after they have chosen to participate. Professional artists from all points on the globe are invited to apply before the January 31, 2018 deadline.

Chosen by a jury made up collectors and arts administrators, past participants have represented a variety of visual mediums. For 2018, we are selecting artists who create wearable jewelry, inspired by nature and/or by using natural materials.

Provisions: Wilderness Workshop will provide selected participants with housing, a hiking guide as required, a hiking guide as required, a $1500 stipend, and reimbursement for travel to/from Aspen for up to $1,000 ($400 for Colorado residents). Good health and endurance are essential. The artist will be responsible for his/her own food, equipment and materials, and will be expected to comply with all relevant USFS/BLM regulations.

Obligations: Each Artist in Wilderness will provide Wilderness Workshop with one original piece or series of pieces valued at $1500 or higher, inspired by the experience. These pieces of art will form a fundraising auction, taking place every few years for the benefit of Wilderness Workshop. Additionally, he/she shall give the organization reproduction rights and high-resolution digital images of at least five works, or small works for our auction resulting from the residency. Wilderness Workshop will use these images to promote the organization’s goals; to perpetuate the AIW program. All pieces/images must be delivered to Wilderness Workshop by the end of the year.

Website link for more information: http://www.wildernessworkshop.org/our-work/aiw/

To apply via CaFE: https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=4759

About: The Wilderness Workshop’s mission is to protect and conserve the wilderness and natural resources of the Roaring Fork Watershed, the White River National Forest, and adjacent public lands. WW is a non-profit organization that engages in research, education, legal advocacy and grassroots organizing to protect the ecological integrity of local landscapes and public lands. We focus on the monitoring and conservation of air and water quality, wildlife species and habitat, natural communities and lands of wilderness quality.

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The Italian Cultural Association MoCA & Arte Laguna Studio, International Call for Artists: 12th International Arte Laguna Prize

The Italian Cultural Association MoCA & Arte Laguna Studio, International Call for Artists: 12th International Arte Laguna Prize

Deadline: November 16th, 2017

The Arte Laguna Prize is an international art competition aimed at promoting and enhancing contemporary art. The contest stands out in the global art scene for the variety of its partnerships and opportunities offered to artists, and is recognized worldwide as a real springboard for the artists’ career.

Nine Contest categories: painting, sculpture and installation, photographic art, video art and short films, performance, virtual art, digital graphics, land art and this year’s new entry, urban art.
The theme is free and there are no age or nationality restrictions.

The international jury will select 115 artists for:
– the final exhibition in Venice in March 2018
– 5 cash prizes of € 7,000 each
– 3 personal exhibitions in international Art Galleries
– 3 collaborations with companies and art management platforms
– 11 Art Residencies
– 3 International Festivals
– 1 Sustainability and Art Prize
– publication in the official catalogue

Website link for more detailed information, list of jurors and to apply:  http://artelagunaprize.com/

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Visual AIDS (NY), International Call for Artists: 20th Annual Postcards from the Edge

Visual AIDS (NY), International Call for Artists: 20th Annual Postcards from the Edge

Deadline: December 4th, 2017 (Postmark)

Since 1998, Visual AIDS has produced the annual Postcards From The Edge exhibition and benefit sale of original, postcard-sized works on paper by established and emerging artists.

The 20th Annual Postcards from the Edge will be hosted by Gallery 524, 524 W. 26th Street, NYC, NY, January 19th to 21st, 2018

Known within the art world as the most exciting and affordable way to add to a collection, Postcards From the Edge offers a unique opportunity for buyers to acquire original, postcard-sized artwork for less than a round of cocktails (give or take a martini). Offered on a first-come, first-served basis, each piece is exhibited anonymously, and the identity of the artist is revealed only after the work is purchased. With the playing field leveled, all participants can take home a piece by a famous artist, or one who’s just making his/her debut in the art world. Nonetheless, collectors walk away with something beautiful, a piece of art they love.

Most importantly, by participating in Postcards From the Edge artists and collectors support the activities of Visual AIDS, enabling the organization to produce AIDS-focused contemporary art programs and provide supplies and assistance to artists living with HIV/AIDS, many who are unable to continue producing work without such support. All Postcards From the Edge proceeds support the programs of Visual AIDS.

Past Postcards From the Edge Participants: John Baldessari, Adam Fuss, Carrie Mae Weems, Jeff Koons, Mark Bradford, Sol LeWitt, Kerry James Marshall, Glenn Ligon, Yoko Ono, Kara Walker, Bill Viola, Catherine Opie, Kiki Smith, Tony Oursler, Vik Muniz, Jim Shaw, Elizabeth Murray, Ed Ruscha, Cindy Sherman, Sarah Sze, Louise Bourgeois, and more….

They are looking for artists to donate a 4″x6″ original work of art; painting, drawing, photography, printmaking and mixed media are all welcome.

Website link: https://www.visualaids.org/events/detail/postcards-from-the-edge-2018

Submission form PDF: PFTE_Artist_Guidelines_and_Form_2018

 

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Sublime/Transcendent: Sun K. Kwak

The Grind’s weekly Monday post called Sublime/Transcendent features an Artist of the Week of the staff’s choice. The artists featured will range from emerging to the well known. The work will span a wide range of ideas, methods of working, and various media.

This week’s Sublime/Transcendent Artist is Sun K. Kwak

Untying Space (2012), Site specific installation with black tape at the Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, Ca.

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Reed Magazine (CA), Call for Submissions: Mary Blair Art Award 2017

Reed Magazine (CA), Call for Submissions: Mary Blair Art Award 2017

Deadline Extended: December 1st, 2017

Reed Magazine, San Jose State University’s literary arts magazine invites artists to enter the Mary Blair Art Award 2017. You may submit up to five pieces of art, including photography. Please include the details about the medium, including modifications made to a photograph.
Theme: California the State and the State of Mind.
The prize is $1,000.
The entry fee is $15.00
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For more information and link to submit: https://www.reedmag.org/submit
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Light Work (NY), International Call for Applicants: Photography Artist-in-Residence Program 2019, with stipend

Light Work (NY), International Call for Applicants: Photography Artist-in-Residence Program 2019, with stipend

Deadline: July 1st, 2018,11:59pm EST

From their call: Each year Light Work invites 12-15 artists to participate in its residency program, including one artist co-sponsored by Autograph ABP and one artist commission for Urban Video Project (UVP). Artists selected for the residency program are invited to live in Syracuse for one month. They receive a $5,000 stipend, an apartment to stay in, a private digital studio, a private darkroom, and 24-hour access to our facility.

Participants in the residency program are expected to use their month to pursue their own projects: photographing in the area, scanning or printing for a specific project or book, and so on. Artists are not obligated to lecture at our facility, though we hope that the artists are friendly and accessible to local artists and students. Work by each Artist-in-Residence becomes a part of the Light Work Collection and is published in a special edition of Contact Sheet: The Light Work Annual along with an essay commissioned by Light Work.

Facilities, see www.lightwork.org/lab.

Application and Deadlines: Our international residency program is open to all artists working in photography or image-based media, from any country. While submissions are open throughout the year, our main selection committee review is in late summer for early fall notifications (by October). Applications must be submitted by the posted deadline. Applicants will receive an e-mail from SlideRoom confirming that we have received an application. Selected artists will be notified when the committee has finished reviews during the fall proceeding the residency year. Please be patient in this process. We will contact you should we need more information, and to notify you of your application status when the time comes.

To apply for a 2019 residency, visit http://lightwork.slideroom.com and follow the instructions.

Website link: http://www.lightwork.org/air/apply/

About: Light Work was founded as an artist-run, non-profit organization in 1973. Its mission is to provide direct support through residencies, publications, exhibitions, a community-access digital lab facility, and other related projects to emerging and under-represented artists working in the media of photography and digital imaging. They are located in Syracuse, New York.

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Michigan State University, National Call for Artists: Drawn to Print

Michigan State University, National Call for Artists: Drawn to Print

Deadline: November 17th, 2017

Drawn to Print is a national call for work made on paper. Utilizing and combining traditional and contemporary drawing and printmaking techniques including graphite, charcoal, ink, watercolor, gouache, collage, woodcut, etching, lithography, screenprint, monoprint, and mixed-media. Drawn to Print will explore the open-ended possibilities associated with work that can be described as drawing, printmaking and the world that exists between the two. This call is open to everyone 18 years or older and is open to all media. Submissions can range from traditional to conceptual.

Drawn to Print will be on view at (SCENE) Metrospace, an urban gallery in East Lansing, MI from December 1, 2017- January 12, 2018. The only required criteria is that works must utilizing drawing and or printmaking as the primary act of making and must be made by visual artists living in the United States. This exhibition is open to everyone. Professionals as well as students are encouraged to enter.

For more detailed information and link to apply: http://www.art.msu.edu/index.php?cID=442

 

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Art & Pancakes, November 5th, 2017

Art news for your “fall back” Sunday.

Letter signed by 2,000 gallerists, artists, curators and administrators denounce sexual harassment in art world   Link

Following the Not Surprised letter it’s time to uncouple power from abuse in the art world   Link

The US cities with the highest concentrations of working artists   Link

Inside the Library That Holds the World’s Rarest Colors   Link

Galleries hit by cyber crime wave:  Hackers are using an email scam to intercept payments between galleries, collectors and others   Link

The Long, Collaborative Friendship of Yayoi Kusama and Donald Judd   Link

German artist Hito Steyerl tops contemporary art power list  Link

The Berserk Battle Over the Berkshire Museum and Its Art Collection   Link

Linda Nochlin, Trailblazing Feminist Art Historian, Dies at 86  Link

Linda Nochlin’s Students Remember a Teacher Who Revolutionized Art History  Link

Passings: Photographer Patrick Nagatani   Link

 

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The Dairy Arts Center (CO), International Open Call for Applicants: Individual & Artist-curated Group Gallery Exhibitions 2019

The Dairy Arts Center (CO), International Open Call for Applicants: Individual & Artist-curated Group Gallery Exhibitions 2019

Deadline: January 5th, 2018

The Dairy Arts Center (formerly The Dairy Center for the Arts), located in Boulder, Colorado, invites artists and arts organizations from the United States and abroad to submit proposals for individual and artist-curated group exhibitions in all visual art mediums to be considered for for January – December 2019. The Dairy encourages artists who work in all visual art mediums to apply.

In addition to accepting applications from artists and arts organizations, a curator may submit a proposal for an exhibition of work by a group of artists. The person submitting the curated exhibition proposal will be considered the exhibitor and will be responsible for the exhibition as described in the “Legal Agreement” section of this prospectus. If a submission for a curated group exhibition is invited for exhibition the curator of the exhibition proposal will work closely with the Dairy’s Curator of Visual Arts on the exhibition and the Dairy’s Curator will have final approval of all matters, including hanging and curation of the exhibition.

The Dairy’s Visual Art Jury is a ten-member committee comprised of artists, curators, university faculty, and art collectors. Following the close of this call, applications will be reviewed by the Dairy’s Curator of Visual Arts and the Visual Arts Jury to select individual artists and groups of artists to exhibit in the Dairy’s four galleries during the period defined above. A floor plan of the Dairy’s exhibition spaces has been provided for review by potential applicants, however, if selected for exhibition the Dairy’s Curator of Visual Arts will select the gallery or galleries that are most appropriate for the display of invited artist(s) work.

Note: Artists may not bring an exhibition to the Dairy that has been shown in the Boulder area in the 12 months prior to a Dairy exhibition. However, individual works that have been shown at other venues in the area may be included in a different exhibition at the Dairy within a 12 month period. It is encouraged that work exhibited at the Dairy shall be no more than three years old at the time of exhibit although exceptions may be made by the Dairy’s Jury and/or Curator. Please note that the Dairy Galleries are not equipped to exhibit art jewelry at this time.

Website link: http://pages.thedairy.org/calls-for-entry/

Link to apply via CaFE: https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=4766

About: Founded in 1992, the Dairy Arts Center is a multi-disciplinary, not-for-profit, cultural arts organization housed in the historic Watts-Hardy Dairy building in Boulder, Colorado which  operated as a dairy storage and processing plant in the 1960’s and 70’s. Since 1997 when the Dairy Arts Center’s original three galleries were built, the Dairy’s visual art program has grown in recognition throughout Colorado and the United States.

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Harpo Foundation, National Call for Applicants: Emerging Artist Fellowship at the Santa Fe Art Institute (NM) with travel stipend

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Harpo Foundation, National Call for Applicants: Emerging Artist Fellowship at the Santa Fe Art Institute (NM) with travel stipend

Deadline: November 1st, 2017

From their call:  The Harpo Foundation Emerging Artist Fellowship Residency at the Santa Fe Art Institute is a prestigious, singular award established in 2013 to provide an emerging visual artist with strong artistic ability and an evolving practice, the space and time to explore ideas and start new projects in a residency context at a pivotal moment in their professional development.

Eligibility: Self-defined under-recognized visual artists who are not currently enrolled in a degree program may submit proposals on their own behalf. To determine whether an artist is “under-recognized” we look at an artist’s resume and overall presence in the field. If we see that the artist has already achieved a certain amount of prominence and recognition because they have (1) presented their work at venues such as major museums, art centers, international biennales, (2) received multiple notable awards and grants, (3) enjoy the representation of a prominent commercial gallery, we would likely not consider them to be “under-recognized” by the field. As a general rule, the HARPO Foundation prefers that their funding go toward providing opportunities and encouragement to artists who have yet to receive this level of support.

25 years and older

Visual Artist* (e.g., Painting, Illustration, Sculpture, Photography, Printmaking)

*Creative writing, dance, theater, film, digital/new media, performance art, and site specific installation art fall outside the purview of the HARPO Foundation. However, a proposal with an interdisciplinary approach may be considered as long as it has a strong visual art component.

Artists who are students at the time of the application deadline are not eligible.

The annual Artist Fellow receives a one-month residency at the Santa Fe Art Institute, which includes a fully-furnished private room and bath, communal kitchen, dining room and lounge, semi-private studio space and shared work areas, basic tools and discounted use of MAKE Santa Fe facilities, access to exhibition/event space, contemporary art library, laundry facilities, bicycles, basic foodstuffs, and a $500 travel stipend.

Costs include a $35 application fee. All materials, equipment, and other expenses are the responsibility of the Fellow.

For more information about the Harpo Foundation and past recipients of the Emerging Artist Fellowship Residency, please visit their website at http://www.harpofoundation.org/apply/emerging-artist-fellowship/

Applications are due November 1st, 2017 and are accepted online through Slideroom only. For detailed instructions and to apply, go to www.sfai.org/residencies/fellowships.

About:  The Harpo Foundation was established in 2006 to support artists who are under recognized by the field. The foundation seeks to stimulate creative inquiry to encourage new modes of thinking about art. We view the definitions of art and artist to be open-ended and expansive.The Foundation’s grant program awards 7-10 grants annually. Grants are made directly to artists to support their development and to non-profit organizations in support of new work by artist

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New York Center for Photographic Arts (NYC4PA), International Call for Entries: One

LOGO 72New York Center for Photographic Arts (NYC4PA), International Call for Entries: One

Deadline: January 14th, 2018, (Midnight Pacific Time)

From their call:  The New York Center for Photographic Art (NYC4PA) invites photographers world-wide to submit images using any photographic process (print, image transfer, emulsion transfer, encaustic, black and white, etc.). Prizes include $3,000 in cash awards, a New York Gallery Exhibition and images in both the  NYC4PA Online Gallery and in the ONE 2017 catalog. Cash Prize Winners and Juror’s Selections will have the opportunity to participate in a gallery show, April 3rd – 14th, 2018 at the Jadite Gallery in the exciting Hell’s Kitchen area in Manhattan. The Grand Prize winning image will be posted on the NYC4PA home page.

Theme: In this call we are looking for those images with a single compelling focal point.  It could be a person or thing that is alone in the frame or an element of a large grouping that clearly stands out.

Eligibility: This Call for Entries is open worldwide to both amateur and professional photographers.  NYC4PA invites photographers working in all mediums, styles and schools of thought to participate. Experimental and mixed techniques are welcome. Only 2-D work is eligible.

Juror: Aline Smithson, renowned teacher and photographer, discovered photography after a career as a New York Fashion editor, where she worked alongside the greats of fashion photography.  She is now represented by galleries in the U.S. and Europe and published throughout the world, continuing to create her award-winning photography with humor, compassion, and her 50-year-old camera. Aline’s work has been widely exhibited, including solo shows at the Griffin Museum of Photography, the Lishui Festival in China, the Tagomago Gallery in Barcelona and Pairs, and the Wallspace Gallery in Seattle and Santa Barbara.

Entry fee.

Website link for more detailed information and awards: https://www.nyc4pa.com/trees-2016

About: The mission of the New York Center for Photographic Art is to provide exhibition opportunities in the vibrant New York City gallery world to photographers around the globe. NYC4PA will offer international, themed open call competitions which will be juried by recognized experts in the field of photography.

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Sublime/Transcendent: Ralf Baecker

The Grind’s weekly Monday post called Sublime/Transcendent features an Artist of the Week of the staff’s choice. The artists featured will range from emerging to the well known. The work will span a wide range of ideas, methods of working, and various media.

This week’s Sublime/Transcendent Artist is Ralf Baecker

Interface I, 2016, aluminium tubes, DC motors, strings, eleastic bands, custom electronics, geiger müller tubes

http://rlfbckr.org/work/interface-i/

Video of Interface 1 Link

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Kunstwerk Carlshütte (DE), International Open Call for Applicants: NordArt 2018, Annual Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Art

NordArtKunstwerk Carlshütte (DE), International Open Call for Applicants: NordArt 2018, Annual Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Art

Deadline: November 30th, 2017

Kunstwerk Carlshütte is a non-profit cultural initiative and organizes an annual art exhibition NordArt, taking place since 1999, with about 200 selected artists from all over the world. As an internationally established forum for cultural education and exchange, the NordArt has dedicated itself to the task of enhancing mutual understanding through the language of art. Year after year, the exhibition designed by Chief Curator Wolfgang Gramm redefines itself anew, setting new priorities. NordArt ranks among the largest exhibitions of contemporary art in Europe. The vast aisles of the historic iron foundry serve as its stage, with their 22,000 square meters of floor space and the adjacent 80,000 square meters’ large sculpture park. Interacting with the impressive scenery of the industrial architecture the art works develop their own unique atmosphere, taking visitors on an incomparable world trip through art.
Since 2012, NordArt has been focusing on a country with its own pavilion, and cooperates with embassies, cultural institutions and curators from different countries.

There is no entry fee. Open to any artist worldwide.

NordArt-Prize: The NordArt-Prize worth 10.000 Euro is being sponsored by Hans-Julius and Johanna Ahlmann (ACO Group) since 2010. Each year one artist is awarded with the aim to support the art and culture scene. The awardee will be announced during “The Long Night of the Lights” in September and is invited to participate again in the following NordArt. The award ceremony will then take place at the opening of the following NordArt.

Public Choice Award: The visitors of the NordArt can vote for their favourite artist. The Public Choice Award will be awarded during “The Long Night of the Lights” in mid-September. All votes will be counted in the week before the announcement. The three winning artists will be informed and invited to the prize-giving ceremony. Each award is worth 1.000 Euro. The three winners are invited to participate again in next years NordArt.

NordArt-Symposium: Each year the exhibition is preceded by the international NordArt Symposium. Approximately 10 artists are invited to attend the symposium and create large works (sculpture, installation, painting) for the current NordArt. The participants of the symposium are provided with materials, a workplace, accommodation, food and travel cost support. The work created remains the property of the artist and will be exhibited at NordArt for at least two years. If you wish to attend the symposium, please mark the “Symposium” box in the application form. For this application, we require a project description with details on the materials and dimensions, estimated time required, photos with examples of works.

Website link for more detailed information and link to apply: http://www.nordart.de/en/bewerbung-NA18.html

About: Since 1999 the NordArt has established itself as one of the largest exhibitions of contemporary art in Europe which takes place anually in the summer months. The NordArt is an overall work of art in its own right and is designed as such each year. More than 200 international artists, selected by a jury, present a comprehensive panorama of contemporary art. Each individual work not only speaks for itself but also creates new perspectives when seen juxtaposed against the unique backdrop offered by the Carlshütte and the adjacent historical sculpture park.

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Djerassi (CA), International Call for Applicants: Resident Artists Program, 2019

IMG_9739Djerassi (CA), International Call for Applicants: Resident Artists Program, 2019

Deadline: March 15th, 2018 ($45. application fee)

Late Deadline: March 22nd, 2018 ($65. application fee)

The Djerassi Residency Program is designed as a retreat experience to pursue personal creative work and share in collegial interaction within a small community of artists. It is unpaid with no practical training or educational components involved. In this spirit residents are expected to commit themselves for the entire residency session awarded to them.

Residencies are awarded competitively, at no cost, to national and international artists in the disciplines of choreography, literature, music composition, visual arts, and media arts/new genres. We seek applications from emerging and mid-career artists, for whom appointments as resident artists may make a significant difference to their careers, as well as from established artists with national and/or international reputations. Applicants are evaluated by panels of arts professionals in each category. Those selected are offered living and studio space for a 30 day session during the season which runs from mid-April through mid-November.
National and International visual artists, composers, choreographers, media artists, writers and scientists (for the Scientific Delirium Madness session) are eligible. Alumni must wait three seasons before reapplying for a return residency.
Artist Disciplines:
  1. Literature, fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, translation, and librettos
  2. Visual Art, painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, mixed media and installation art
  3. Music Composition, instrumental forms (symphonic, chamber music, band), vocal forms (opera, choral, songs), electronic music, and music for film.
  4. Choreography, artists working in choreography.
  5. Media Art/New Genres, film, video, multi media, performance/experimental theater, sound art and radio.

2019 Scientific Delirium Madness :This unique residency is a collaborative initiative of Leonardo/The International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology (ISAST) and Djerassi Resident Artists Program. Empiricism and intuition are not mutually exclusive. The goal of the project is to explore and expand how the creativity of scientists and artists are connected. Scientists selected must be involved in significant art-related research and/or be practicing a form of art and/or have original ideas on how to integrate aspects of art and science. This includes but is not limited to poetry, playwriting, fiction, creative non-fiction, choreography, music composition, media arts/filmmaking, painting, sculpture, photography, and installation art. Artists selected will have a track record of work driven by the influence of biology, chemistry, physics, math, environmental or agricultural science. A strong sense of play and experimentation is essential.

2019 The Ford Family Foundation Fellowship for Oregon Artists: The two Oregon artists selected are offered studio and living space, all meals and transportation from and to the San Francisco International Airport. Artists will be reimbursed for the cost of air travel and shipping of materials. For Visual Arts, Media Arts

Djerassi’s facilities are nestled in 583 acres of redwood forests, coastal grasslands, and four additional habitats rich in biodiversity. These all contribute to the residency experience. The artists’ studios and accommodations are in three of the organization’s six buildings.

The Program employs a chef who prepares communal dinners Monday through Friday, and provisions both kitchens. Residents prepare their own breakfasts, lunches, and weekend dinners using ingredients supplied by the Program. We offer vegetarian and gluten free meals, although we cannot guarantee a gluten free environment.

For more detailed information: http://djerassi.org/apply/artist-residencies/

Link to apply: https://djerassi.slideroom.com/#/Login

Application Guidelines: http://djerassi.org/apply/application-guidelines/

About: The Djerassi Resident Artists Program has provided over 2,000 artist residencies, and currently serves approximately 90 artists each year, since 1979 – all free of charge. It is the largest artist residency program in the Western United States and considered among the best in the country. Each year dozens of artists from across the United States, and around the world, travel to the open hillsides and deep redwood forests of SMIP Ranch to take inspiration from the beautiful surroundings and seek refuge from the distractions of the world to concentrate on their creative projects. While in residence, the artists work in peaceful isolation within a supportive community of other artists and Program staff. They thrive on the intellectual stimulation and the collegial interaction in this intimate artist community.

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