International Call for Applicants: Residency 108 (NY), Fall 2018, with stipend

108International Call for Applicants: Residency 108 (NY), Fall 2018, with stipend

Deadline: July 27th, 2018

Fall 2018 Residency Dates: October 3rd, 2018 – October 31st, 2018

From their call: Residency 108 invites emerging and established artists, writers and thinkers of all disciplines to immerse themselves in their creative practice. We particularly welcome those who work with nature, ecology and the installation of temporary outdoor land-art works. The residency is free apart from the cost of travel and material expenses which must be assumed by the individual.

Two four week-long residencies are offered each year, one during the month of October and one in May. The program accommodates three artists at a time. Each resident is provided with a room, working facilities and a weekly stipend for food, participants are responsible for cooking their own meals. Each resident will be asked to present their work during the residency and weekly critiques are held as a group, sometimes with a visiting critic.

The program takes place on 108 acres of pastoral land which was used as a horse farm in the last century. The property features rolling hills, mowed paths, meadows, densely wooded forests, wetlands with a few ponds of varying size and a seasonal stream. In addition to these ecosystems a variety of native plant species host habitats for birds, reptiles and amphibians. Frequent visitors include coyotes, deer and wild turkeys. The barn is home to chickens, sheep, horses, goats, cats, a cow and a pig. There is also a private residence on the property, which is not available for use by residents.

The residency is located in a remote area; the closest village is a 7-minute drive or 25-minute bike ride. There is no public transportation in the area, and we do not have a vehicle available for resident use apart from a bike. We do however provide weekly trips to shop for supplies and food. Our program is ideal for artists who wish to engage with the landscape and prefer isolation to interaction. If you require constant contact with “civilization” this may not be the program for you.

Support: $80.00 stipend
Cost: No cost, participants only assume their own travel and material expenses.

Eligibility: Artists of any age from any country may apply. We accept solo artists as well as collaborating teams of up to three people.

For more detailed information: http://www.residency108.org/

Link to apply: http://www.residency108.org/apply/

About: 108 Residency is located in Clermont, New York. Clermont can easily be reached by a 1 hour and 45 minute Amtrak train from Penn Station to the Rhinecliff stop, followed by a 20 minute taxi ride. The farm is 20 minutes from Rhinebeck, a village with many restaurants and shops, and 5 minutes from Tivoli, a 2-block hamlet with a handful of restaurants. Nearby sites of interest include: Bard College, Dia Art Center, Storm King and many historic mansions along the Hudson River.

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Willapa Bay (WA), International Call for Applicants: 2019 Artist-in-Residence

Willapa Bay (WA), International Call for Applicants: 2019 Artist-in-Residence

Deadline: July 31st, 2018

Artist residencies available to visual artists, writers, and music/song composers

From their call: Willapa Bay AiR, situated on 16 acres in coastal southwest Washington state, launched its residency program in March 2014. The Residency has been specifically designed, from the site selection to the architecturally specific building concepts, layouts, and materials, to combine the opportunity for solitude with the opportunity for daily community that fosters creative endeavor.

We offer month-long, self-directed residencies to emerging and established artists, writers, scholars, singer/songwriters, and musical composers. The Residency provides lodging, meals, and work space, at no cost, to six residents each month from March 1st through September 30th of the year. Applications are evaluated by selection committees comprised of working artists and professionals in the applicants’ respective fields of discipline.

Willapa Bay AiR uses the SlideRoom online application system, and there is a $30 application fee. We do not accept applications submitted by any other means. Applicants must be over the age of 21. Willapa Bay AiR welcomes residents from across the globe.

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

FAQ: http://www.willapabayair.org/faq.php

Application link: http://www.willapabayair.org/application-and-selection-process.php

 

Willapa Bay AiR is situated near the hamlet of Oysterville,  in southwest Washington State, an historic village approximately 30 miles north of the mouth of the Columbia River.

 

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International Call for Applicants: Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grants

International Call for Applicants: Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grants

Deadline: Ongoing*

*Note: The application form will be down from June 1st – 17th, 2018. The last day to submit any applications will be May 31st, 2018. Applications in process not submitted by May 31st, 2018 will be deleted. The application process will resume July 2nd, 2018.

The Pollock-Krasner Foundation’s dual criteria for grants are recognizable artistic merit and demonstrable financial need, whether professional, personal or both. The Foundation’s mission is to aid, internationally, those individuals who have worked as professional artists over a significant period of time. Pollock-Krasner grants have enabled artists to create new work, purchase needed materials and pay for studio rent, as well as their personal and medical expenses. Past recipients of Pollock-Krasner grants acknowledge their critical impact in allowing concentrated time for studio work, and in preparing for exhibitions and other professional opportunities such as accepting a residency.

Application Guidelines: The Foundation welcomes, throughout the year, applications from visual artists who are painters, sculptors and artists who work on paper, including printmakers. The Foundation encourages applications from artists who have genuine financial needs that are not necessarily catastrophic. Grants are intended for a one-year period of time. The Foundation will consider need on the part of an applicant for all legitimate expenditures relating to his or her professional work and personal living, including medical expenses. The size of the grant is determined by the individual circumstances of the artist. Professional exhibition history will be taken into consideration. Artists must be actively exhibiting their current work in professional artistic venues, such as gallery and museum spaces.

Grant Restrictions: The Foundation does not accept applications from commercial artists, video artists, performance artists, filmmakers, crafts-makers, computer artists or any artist whose work primarily falls into these categories. The Foundation does not make grants to students or fund academic study. The Foundation does not make grants to pay for past debts, legal fees, the purchase of real estate, moves to other cities, personal travel, or to pay for the costs of installations, commissions or projects ordered by othe

For more information, links to apply, FAQ: http://pkf.org/our-grants/

Purpose: The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Inc. was established in 1985 for the sole purpose of providing financial assistance to individual working visual artists of established ability through the generosity of the late Lee Krasner, one of the leading abstract expressionist painters and the widow of Jackson Pollock. The Foundation is pleased to report that since its inception in 1985, it has awarded over 4,400 grants totaling over 71 million dollars to artists in 77 countries.

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Artadia Awards: San Francisco Bay Area

Artadia Awards: Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York and the San Francisco Bay Area

Deadlines: See below

Artadia has active awards programs in the following cities: Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York and the San Francisco Bay Area. Awards are granted in participating cities on a rotating basis. Artadia Awards are $10,000, and are unrestricted. The award money can be used however the artist sees fit.

Artadia is thrilled to be offering Awards to visual artists in each one of its Award cities every year. The application dates will remain the same from year to year. You can find the application via Submittable.

-Los Angeles Awards (LA County): Application Open: January 1 – February 1
-New York Awards (The 5 Boroughs are: Brooklyn, Bronx, Manhattan, Staten Island, and Queens): Application Open: March 1 – April 1
-Houston Awards (Harris County): Application Open: April 1 – May 1
-Chicago Awards (Cook County): Application Open: May 1 – June 1
San Francisco Bay Area Awards (The 5 counties are: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, and San Mateo): Application Open: July 1 – August 1
Atlanta Awards (The 23 eligible counties are: Barrow, Bartow, Butts, Carroll, Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, Coweta, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Forsyth, Fulton, Gwinnett, Hall, Henry, Morgan, Newton, Paulding, Pickens, Rockdale, Spalding, and Walton.): Application Open: September 15 – October 15

Artadia Award applications are only available online during specified application periods . During open awards periods, applications can be completed via the Artadia/Submittable website.

Artadia chooses to fund artists in cities that demonstrate a commitment to contemporary art. These cities are notable for:
– The active presence of local artists in the community.
– Art institutions recognized for innovative contemporary programming.
– A commercial art market that offers artists opportunities to show their work locally and at art fairs.
– Exemplary schools that prepare artists through undergraduate and graduate programs.

Artadia Awards are open to all visual artists living and working throughout one of Artadia’s Award Cities. Individual artists and collaboratives working in all visual media and at any stage in their career are strongly encouraged to apply. Artadia Awardees will be selected through a two-tiered jury process that combines local expertise with outside perspective from leading national and international curators and artists. A preliminary panel of curators and artists evaluates all online submissions and selects five Finalists. Then, a second panel of curators from the Award city conduct studio visits with the Finalists, gaining a broader context for the artists’ work. From the Finalist pool, two artists are selected to receive an unrestricted Artadia Award of $10,000.

The Artadia Awards application process is open to all visual artists who:
– Live and work in designated partner cities (listed above).
– Have resided in the program city for at least two years prior to the application deadline.
– Not currently enrolled in an art-related degree program or long-term residency, nor planning to attend an art-related degree program or long-term residency in the coming year.
– Are not related to Artadia staff or directors in any way.
– Have not received an Artadia (formerly The ArtCouncil Inc.) Award for $10,000 or more in the past.

The Awards are based on merit: defined as a rigorous engagement with a set of ideas embodied in materials, a depth of practice and a clearly articulated and developed voice.

Deadlines: https://artadia.org/awards/deadlines/     differ per city

For more detailed information and link to apply: https://artadia.org/awards/howtoapply/

About: Link

 

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International Open Call for Artists: COAL Prize Art and Environment Residency 2018 (FR)

International Open Call for Artists: COAL Prize Art and Environment Residency 2018 (FR)

Deadline: July 31st, 2018

The COAL Prize is open to artists throughout the world who dare to imagine and experiment, to transform territories, lifestyles, organizations, and production methods. Together, they are building a new collective narrative, a new vision, developing our future heritage, and in doing so creating the necessary optimistic framework for everyone to find the means and the motivation to implement the changes needed for a more sustainable and just world.

With the sponsorship of the Ministry of Culture and the Ministry of Ecological Development. With the support of the Ministry of Culture, the European Union and the Imagine2020 network, the Museum of Hunting and Nature and the François Sommer Foundation.

The Prize: The winner of the COAL 2018 Prize will receive an award of 5,000 euros and a residency with additional financial support for artistic production at the Belval estate (Ardennes), property of the François Sommer Foundation.

The François Sommer Foundation was founded in 1966 by François and Jacqueline Sommer, pioneers of the implementation of a humanist ecology. Faithful to the commitments of its founders, it works for the respectful use of the resources of nature, the sharing of wealth of the natural, artistic and cultural heritage for the protection of a biodiversity in which mankind find its proper place.

The Belval estate is located in the commune of Belval-Bois-des-Dames. With an enclosed area of 600 hectares, it is essentially a forested area covered in meadows and 40 hectares of ponds. A veritable observatory of rural life and wildlife, each year it welcomes selected artists who contribute to the representation of their vision of Man’s relationship to his natural environment. Testament to the Foundation’s commitment to supporting contemporary artistic creation, the residency at the Belval estate contributes to the dissemination of the artists’ works to a wide audience. The combined knowledge of the scientific and educational teams of the Museum of Hunting and Nature and those of the Belval estate will also available as a resource for the artists.

Criteria of eligibility:  Applicants will be judged on the following criteria: artistic value, relevance (understanding of the theme), originality (the ability to introduce new approaches, themes, and points of view), pedagogy (ability to get a message across and raise awareness), social and participative approaches (engagement, testimony, efficiency, societal dynamics), eco-design and feasibility.

The COAL Prize supports art projects in progress. Its award is not intended to cover all production costs of the project but should be considered as an aid to its development.

Website for more detailed information and link to entry: http://www.projetcoal.org/coal/en/2018/04/18/prix-coal-2018-lancement-de-lappel-%C3%A0-projets/

 

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Blue Line Arts (CA), International Call for Artists: Solo Show

bla_logoBlue Line Arts (CA), International Call for Artists: Solo Show

Deadline: August 22nd, 2018

From their call: Solo Show Have your work in our front window! Show in our Feature Foyer Gallery. You will get a 24′ wall to show on for 8 weeks.

Eligibility:
-Open to all artists.
-All artwork must be original and completed within the last two years.
-Artwork cannot have been previously exhibited at Blue Line Arts.
-All 2-D works must be ready to hang.
All artwork must be for sale.
-Accepted artwork that differs significantly from image in online submission will be disqualified.
-No accepted entry may be withdrawn or sold outside of the exhibition prior to the closing date.
-Blue Line Arts handles all sales transactions. Non-member artists receive a 50% commission from all gallery sales and members receive a 60% commission.
-The artist is responsible to pay for all shipping and should have a prepaid label from UPS, FedEx or US mail for return of artwork.
-Applicants must apply online using the application form below. There is a $35 fee for non-members, members $25 fee.
-The artwork will be juried that goes in the gallery.

Prospectus for more detailed information and link to apply: https://www.bluelinearts.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/solo-show.pdf

Website: http://www.bluelinearts.org/

About: Blue Line Arts showcases the works of regional and national artists, and offers flexible exhibition space suitable for small musical performances, lectures, parties, and demonstrations. As a non-profit organization, Blue Line Arts is entirely funded by memberships, grants, sponsorships, fund-raising events and other donations.

Blue Line Arts, 405 Vernon Street, Suite 100, Roseville, California

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San Joaquin Delta College’s LH Horton Jr Gallery (CA), National Call for Artists: Queer Voices

San Joaquin Delta College’s LH Horton Jr Gallery (CA), National Call for Artists: Queer Voices

Deadline: August 6th, 2018

The LH Horton Jr Gallery at San Joaquin Delta College seeks works that explore LGBTQ+ culture, stories, and social constructs that bring greater awareness and understanding of LGBTQ+ expressions of gender identity. Works selected for exhibition will range socially, politically and culturally in representation and perspective to create an active dialogue to the intersecting identities of the LGBTQ+ community.

Entry is free and open to artists residing in the United States and working in any 2D and 3D mediums as well as limited installation, interactive works, and video screenings. This is intended to be a group exhibition of 10 to 12 artists selected through this call for entries and by invitation.

Exhibition stipend: Artists selected for the exhibition will receive a stipend to cover shipping expense and preparation time. Stipends will be negotiated at the time of selection.

PDF of call for more detailed information: https://www.deltacollege.edu/sites/default/files/lgbtq_call_for_entries.pdf

Website link: https://www.deltacollege.edu/student-life/delta-center-arts/lh-horton-jr-gallery/horton-gallery-call-entries

The LH Horton Jr Gallery is a non-profit art gallery located on the campus of San Joaquin Delta College in Stockton, California. The Gallery provides excellent exhibition opportunities, with over 2000 square feet of exhibition space, an extended 22 ft. ceiling with mounts, and over 1200 visitors to each exhibition.

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California Air Resources Board, National Open Call for Artists: Request for Qualifications (RFQ) / Request for Proposals (RFP) for Three Public Art Projects

California Air Resources Board, National Open Call for Artists: Request for Qualifications (RFQ) / Request for Proposals (RFP) for Three Public Art Projects

Deadline: August 31st, 2018, 5:00pm PST

The Southern California Consolidation Project for the California Air Resource Board (CARB) is an approximately 400,000square-foot facility on a 19-acre campus located in Riverside, CA. The campus is one of the world’s largest and most advanced emissions testing and research facilities and consolidates five existing locations into one state-of-the-art facility. The campus, under the design-build team of ZGF, Hensel Phelps (HP), and Affiliated Engineers, Inc. (AEI), is the largest true zero net energy facility of its type and has the highest sustainability goals including Zero Net Energy, LEED Platinum, CALGreen Tier 2, and Zero Carbon. The Public Art Program is comprised of three open call commissions and is developed and managed by Dyson & Womack.

Opportunities:  There are three unique public art commission opportunities open to artists through this open call Request for Qualifications (RFQ) / Request for Proposals (RFP) process. We encourage artists to take time looking at each opportunity and to apply to the commission that best suits their interests and work. Artists may apply to more than one commission opportunity but must apply separately to each. Artists are encouraged to submit Statements of Qualifications (SOQ) with artwork samples and letters of interest that are relevant to the specific commission to which they are applying, even when applying to multiple opportunities. We encourage artists to engage critically with the mission of CARB and the vision of the Art Plan to shape the future of public art in California and across our diverse communities.

The context of CARB is one of innovation, discovery, and stewardship of the environment. It is integral to the story of California and is a rich space for the creation of art. CARB was formed through a merger of the Bureau of Air Sanitation and the California Motor Vehicle Pollution Control Board, in 1967. It is charged with protecting the public from the harmful effects of air pollution and developing programs and actions to fight climate change.

Green Commission: $450,000
Entrance Foyer Auditorium Wall Commission: $150,000
Side Entrance Foyer Commission: $100,000

Artists and Artist Teams may apply to one or more of the three open call public art commission opportunities but must submit a unique SOQ to each. Artists and Artist Teams may only apply once to each specific commission opportunity.

We strongly encourage applicants to review all materials and supporting documents available prior to responding to this RFQ. SOQs submitted late, or through any other means than the application portal, will not be reviewed.

Website link for more detailed information and to apply: http://carb.dysonwomack.com/

 

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Call for International Applicants, Professional Creatives: Yaddo Residency, 2018 – 2019 (NY)

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Call for International Applicants, Professional Creatives: Yaddo Residency, 2018 – 2019 (NY)

Literature, Visual Art, Music Composition, Performance, Film & Video

Deadline: August 1st deadline is for residencies starting November of the same year through May of the following year.

Yaddo is a retreat for artists located on a 400-acre estate in Saratoga Springs, New York. Its mission is to nurture the creative process by providing an opportunity for artists to work without interruption in a supportive environment.

Yaddo offers residencies to professional creative artists from all nations and backgrounds working in one or more of the following disciplines: choreography, film, literature, musical composition, painting, performance art, photography, printmaking, sculpture, and video. Artists may apply individually or as members of collaborative teams of two or three persons. They are selected by panels of other professional artists without regard to financial means. Residencies last from two weeks to two months and include room, board, and a studio. To protect the privacy of our guests, we do not allow or arrange visits to the private part of the estate. The Yaddo Gardens are free and open to the public year round.

Five admissions panels consider applications to Yaddo in the following disciplines:

  • Literature, including fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, translation, and librettos
  • Visual Art, including painting, drawing, sculpture, printmaking, photography, mixed media, and installation art
  • Music Composition, including instrumental forms, vocal forms, electronic music, music for film, and sound art
  • Performance, including choreography, performance art, multi-media and/or collaborative works incorporating live performance
  • Film & Video, including narrative, documentary and experimental films, animation, and screenplays

There is no fee for the residency, however there is an application fee.

Artists who qualify for Yaddo residencies are working at the professional level in their fields. An abiding principle at Yaddo is that applications for residency are judged on the quality of the artist’s work and professional promise. Yaddo accepts approximately 200 artists each year. There are no publication, exhibition, or performance requirements for application.

  • Artists enrolled in graduate or undergraduate programs at the time of application are not eligible to apply to Yaddo.
  • Artists may apply once every other calendar year. For example, if you applied in 2017 (January or August), you will be eligible to apply again in either January or August of 2019.

For more detailed information and link to apply: https://www.yaddo.org/apply/guidelines/

About: Founded in 1900 by the financier Spencer Trask and his wife Katrina, herself a poet, Yaddo is an artists’ community located on a 400-acre estate in Saratoga Springs, New York. Its mission is to nurture the creative process by providing an opportunity for artists to work without interruption in a supportive environment.

 

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Jentel Arts (WY), National Call for Visual Artists & Writers: The Jentel Artist Residency Program, with stipend

Jentel Arts (WY), National Call for Visual Artists & Writers: The Jentel Artist Residency Program, with stipend

Deadline: September 15th, 2018, midnight (MST)
for month long residencies, January 15th – May 13th, 2019

The The Jentel Artist Residency Program offers dedicated individuals a supportive environment in which to further their creative development. Artists and writers experience unfettered time to allow for thoughtful reflection on the creative process in a setting that preserves the agricultural and historical integrity of the land. The program welcomes visual artists in all media, writers in fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry and playwrights.offers dedicated individuals a supportive environment in which to further their creative development. Artists and writers experience unfettered time to allow for thoughtful reflection on the creative process in a setting that preserves the agricultural and historical integrity of the land.

The program welcomes visual artists in all media, writers in fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry and playwrights.

Eligibility:  Any visual artist or writer over 25 currently residing in the United States or any U.S. citizen living abroad is eligible. Individuals currently enrolled in an academic institution are ineligible to apply until after they complete their program. Age, ethnicity, gender, or religious associations are of no significance in considering individuals for residency awards.

Studio:  In a low tech and equipment free environment, the studios offer visual artists a place that is only limited by the imagination. The space honors the creative process with time to explore, experiment, refine, and develop in the world of ideas without the need to fully realize a product. The cozy and comfortable writer studios, the visual artist studios and the residence have Wifi access.

Stipend:  Each resident receives a $400 stipend distributed in weekly increments to help defray living and meal preparation expenses during the program. Residents are responsible for transportation to and from Sheridan and for transporting or shipping personal items, materials and equipment needed for creative work. Residents also shop and prepare meals and purchase personal items.

Application fee.

No residency fee.

Website for more detailed information and link to apply: http://jentelarts.org/

FAQ: http://jentelarts.org/applicants/

 

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Greater Denton Arts Council (TX), International Call for Entries: 32nd Annual “Materials: Hard & Soft” Contemporary Craft Competition & Exhibition

Greater Denton Arts Council (TX), International Call for Entries: 32nd Annual “Materials: Hard & Soft” Contemporary Craft Competition & Exhibition

Deadline: September 30th, 2018

The Greater Denton Arts Council proudly presents the 32nd annual Materials: Hard + Soft International Contemporary Craft Competition and Exhibition. Recognized as one of the premier craft exhibitions in the country, Materials: Hard + Soft began in 1987 and was originally initiated by area artist Georgia Leach Gough. The exhibition celebrates the evolving field of contemporary craft and the remarkable creativity and innovation of artists who push the boundaries of their chosen media. Since 2017, the exhibition has expanded to include works by international artists. Approximately 70 works will be selected by the juror Janet McCall, Executive Director of the Contemporary Craft, for exhibition at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center in Denton, Texas.

Juror: Janet McCall is Executive Director of the Society for Contemporary Craft in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. As the Executive Director, McCall has launched the international Raphael Prize for excellence in contemporary craft, a biennial cash prize and exhibition with a catalog and video featuring the artist. As artistic overseer for the gallery space she has curated multiple exhibitions on-sight that have then traveled across the country. One exhibition she curated in 2011 Trio of Elements: A Collaboration in Wood, Clay and Silk featured three artist with Japan-US connection, at the Japanese Embassy in Washington DC. She has previously served as guest juror for exhibitions across the country.

Awards: The Greater Denton Arts Council will provide Juror Awards in the amounts of $1,000, $750, $500 and $250. Winners will be determined by the juror and will be announced at the opening reception of the exhibition on February 1, 2019.

Eligible material: Works produced in: clay, fiber, glass, metal, paper, wood, or any combination of craft media, are acceptable. used in any of the craft media: Entries must be the complete work of the submitting artist. Local, national, and international artists are encouraged to apply. Kits or commercially designed works will not be accepted. All work must have been completed within the past two years (2016-2018) and not previously exhibited at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center.

Entry fee: There is a $40 non-refundable fee, for up to three (3) entries.

For more detailed information and link to entry: https://dentonarts.com/mhscall

Prospectus: Link

Greater Denton Arts Council, Denton, Texas

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The Center for Fine Art Photography (CO), International Call for Entries: Abstract International Exhibit

CFAPThe Center for Fine Art Photography (CO), International Call for Entries: Abstract International Exhibit

Deadline: August 5th, 2018

Theme: In trying to define the undefinable, we say that abstracts have subjects transformed to their essential elements or into non-objects, or simply to non-representational images. Admittedly, Abstract is hard to define and artist interpretations are welcome as part of this conversation on a significant and current photographic direction. Emerging to established artists are encouraged to submit. All types of photographic processes and presentations are eligible.

Eligibility: The exhibition is open to all photographers world wide, both amateur and professional. The Center invites photographers working in all mediums, styles and schools of thought to participate in its exhibitions.

Jurors:  All images will be selected by Elizabeth Houston, is Owner and Director of Elizabeth Houston Gallery, NYC. The gallery’s initiation to the contemporary scene imbues fresh voices from artists who work in the present and explore a cornucopia of facets. The Gallery is committed to bringing their artists work to exhibitions both home and abroad and has met success with collectors and critics alike and been reviewed in The Wall Street Journal, The New Yorker, The Village Voice, and The New York Times among others.

Entry fee.

Juror’s Award: $400
Director’s Award: $200
Honorable Mentions
Hahnemühle Paper Award

Website link: http://www.c4fap.org/exhibitions/abstract-call-for-entry-and-exhibition/

The Center for Fine Art Photography is located in the Poudre River Arts Center, Fort Collins, Colorado.

 

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Sublime/Transcendent: Rigoberto Alonso Gonzalez

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 Rigoberto Alonso Gonzalez

El Día 17 de Febrero del 2009 en Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico, 2010, Oil on linen, 9′ 8″ x 20′

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Marin Museum of Contemporary Art (CA), International Call for Entries: Artist In Residence for 2019, with stipend

Marin Museum of Contemporary Art (CA), International Call for Entries: Artist In Residence for 2019, with stipend

Deadline: August 31st, 2018

Residency Term: January 15th – December 31st, 2019

The Marin Museum of Contemporary Art (MarinMOCA) invites applications from local, national, and international artists for a one-year studio residency at the Novato Arts Center in Novato, California. This Artist in Residence program is designed to encourage the creative, intellectual, and personal growth of emerging and established visual artists. The residency offers the artist the gift of time to experiment and realize new work while giving the community opportunities to connect and learn from the artist’s art practice and knowledge.

The artist will be provided with 24-hour access to a private, enclosed studio (227 square feet) at MarinMOCA. This studio is equipped with lighting, heat, and a table and chair. The artist will have access to the on-site kiln, if needed, and the larger classroom space, as available.  There is a small kitchen on site with a refrigerator and a microwave.

The selected artist(s) will receive a stipend of $1,000 during their stay, with $500 provided at the start of the residency and the balance provided at the six-month point. All other costs for material or travel will be covered by the artist. The artist chosen will be a valued and integral part of MarinMOCA’s programming and outreach to the community, and in this spirit resident artists are expected to commit themselves for the entire residency awarded to them.

Resident artists are required to offer 6-8 hours per month of public programming to the community

Website link: https://marinmoca.org/call-for-entries/

Full details: https://marinmoca.org/core/files/marinmoca/uploads/files/MarinMOCA%20Artist%20In%20Residence%202019%20Prospectus.pdf

Marin Museum of Contemporary Art , 500 Palm Drive, Novato, California

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Midwest Center for Photography (KS), National Call for Entries: 10th Annual National Photography Fellowship Competition – Developed Work

Midwest Center for Photography (KS), National Call for Entries: 10th Annual National Photography Fellowship Competition – Developed Work

Deadline: August 1st, 2018

This is the 10th Annual National Photography Fellowship Competition – Developed Work. The Developed Work exhibition will feature current and relevant work of national photographers that help define the pulse of contemporary photography in the United States. Developed Work has become established as the premier exhibition at MWCP for featuring some of the most important creative photographic work of the year. MWCP is seeking photographers who have worked with a concept and developed it into a solid framework, resulting in a thematically developed body of photographic work.

The competition is open to all photographers nationwide, both emerging and established professionals, and open to all subject matter and genre. Artists must submit a brief artist statement, outlining the intentions of the work.

Selection for participation will be based upon the series of work submitted by each artist, individual image selection will be made upon creative merit and quality of each single image.

Entry fee: $40

One artist will receive the $250 Developed Work Fellowship Award and one year artist representation online at MWCP.

Juror: Linda Robinson, Gallery Director, MWCP

Exhibition dates: October 26th – November 16th, 2018

Link to more information and entry: http://www.mwcponline.com/developed-work-entry.html

About Midwest Center for Photography: Midwest Center for Photography is dedicated to the creative exploration of the medium of photography. The gallery provides exhibition opportunities in a commercial venue for emerging and nationally recognized mid-career artists. We announce four calls for entry annually, each with a monetary fellowship award. Concept based exhibitions are also announced throughout the year. Check our calls for entry page for upcoming opportunities.

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Lower East Side Printshop (NY), National Call for Applicants: Keyholder Residency Program, with stipend

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Lower East Side Printshop (NY), National Call for Applicants: Keyholder Residency Program, with stipend

Deadline: September 1st, 2018, 6:00pm EST

For residencies beginning October 1st, 2018

Lower East Side Printshop, NY, offers emerging artists FREE year-long studio residencies to develop new work and foster their artistic careers. The application deadline is September 1st, 2018 for residencies that begin on October 1st, 2018. Printmaking facilities are available for intaglio, relief, monoprint, waterbased silkscreen, digital processes, and other techniques that employ the tools at hand.

Keyholders work independently in the Printshop’s shared Artists’ Studio and have access to a vibrant community of peers. Artists from all disciplines are eligible to apply; printmaking skills are not required, but some familiarity with the medium is recommended. Basic instruction in printmaking and some Master Printer assistance is included in the program.

Participation is limited and competitive. Applications are evaluated by a panel of seasoned artists, curators, and art professionals based on the quality of submitted artwork. Artists currently without a studio space are encouraged to apply.

Artists from all visual art disciplines are eligible, printmaking skills are not required.

Keyholder Residency includes:
• 24-hour studio access
$1,000 stipend
• storage space
• basic supplies (newsprint, blotters, solvents, cleaners)
• one free class in printmaking and consultations with Master Printers
• 20% discount on all Printshop classes
• free career development workshops
• inclusion in the Printshop’s permanent collection
• opportunities to show new work in exhibitions presented by the Printshop

Eligibility:
• Only legal US residents may apply (i.e., Social Security cardholders)
• Students enrolled in any kind of degree program at the time of the residency are not eligible
• Keyholder Residencies are limited to emerging artists only. The Printshop defines emerging artists as under-recognized and under-represented artists in early stages in their careers

Website link:  http://www.printshop.org/keyholder-residencies/

Applicant Guidelines: http://www.printshop.org/keyholder-residencies/keyholder-residency-program-application-guidelines/

About: Lower East Side Printshop is a premier New York City printmaking studio supporting contemporary artists of all career and artistic backgrounds in creation of new work. Support includes facilities, time, financial, and technical assistance. With over 160 artists served each year, the Printshop is the largest printmaking workspace in the U.S.  They are located in New York, NY.

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Art & Pancakes, July 15th, 2018

Art news to ponder on your Sunday morning…..enjoy!

A California law, the only of its kind in the United States, allowed artists to take 5 percent of any resales of their work. An appellate court ruled that it conflicts with a federal copyright law.   Link

Nikki Columbus, previous editor at Artforum and a curator, was offered a position as curator of performance at MoMA PS1 in August 2017. The job offer was rescinded after she told the museum’s chief curator, Peter Eleey, that she had recently had a baby.   Link 

In 2015 curator Zanna Gilbert organized “MaMA Cubicle,” a series of unofficial exhibitions in the lactation room at MoMA’s offices. Allison Weisberg wrote about the project and the challenges of motherhood in the art world.   Link

Revisiting the Legacy of Women at Black Mountain College   Link

The Association of Art Museum Directors creates paid internships to make museum staff more diverse.   Link 

Does our age of art world boycotts and museum protests prove that resistance is not futile?   Link

Oakland Dept of Transportation’s New Mural Program is Street Art—Literally: “Paint The Town is the first step in re-imagining what our streets are and what they can be,”   Link

Every Page of Depero Futurista, the 1927 Futurist Masterpiece of Graphic Design & Bookmaking, Is Now Online   Link

The Question of Art’s Relation to Racial Equity in Mississippi   Link

‘People in the arts, including women who collect, still find more trust in powerful men. It’s a real structural problem.’ Monika Sprüth and Philomene Magers discuss their 35-year journey in the arts.   Link

 

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Chico Art Center (CA), National Call for Entries: Juried ‘All Media 2018’

CAC-new_logoChico Art Center (CA), National Call for Entries: Juried ‘All Media 2018’

Deadline: August 12th, 2018, 11:59pm PST

The Chico Art Center hosts its annual juried show, seeking exemplary artwork of all media, all subject matter across the United States. All entries must be originals- no copies, prints or reproductions. No work previously shown at the Chico Art Center may be submitted. All media is accepted. 2-D Artwork must be ready to hang using securely attached eye-hooks or D rings and braided wire. NO saw tooth hangers. Artist must provide all media such as monitors, speakers, projectors, computers, etc

Sales money goes straight to the artist. Payment to artist is sent to address of artist within 30 days after the last day of exhibition. A 30% donation is suggested for sales resulting from this exhibition. Sold works are to remain in the exhibition until its official closing date.

Prospectus: Link
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About: Since its inception in 1956 as a non-profit community-based organization, the Chico Art Center’s mission has been to foster and promote the visual arts. The Center has had a long history of offering fine art instruction, professional gallery shows, and events that connect the public with artists. The intent now, as always, is to help the community appreciate the importance of visual art in our society.
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Volunteers Needed: 2018 San Francisco Art Book Fair

Volunteers Needed: 2018 San Francisco Art Book Fair

The 2018 San Francisco Art Book Fair is fast approaching and we would love to have your help in making it all happen. We are looking for volunteers to help with the fair. Last year we welcomed 110 exhibitors and over 10,000 visitors in just 3 days. We aim to reach an even larger audience this year and create an event that continues to showcase some of the most interesting publishers and booksellers in the world, but we need your support!
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The fair will be held on July 20th (Friday), July 21st (Saturdayand July 22nd (Sundayat Minnesota Street Project. 
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Please use this link to sign up for any shifts you can donate to work:  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090c4eaba82aa5f85-sfartbook1
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San Francisco Art Book Fair Website: https://sfartbookfair.com/
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About: The 2018 SF Art Book Fair is an annual multi-day festival of artists’ publications. This event is FREE and OPEN to the public and will feature artists’ books, art catalogs, monographs, periodicals, zines, printed ephemera, and artists’ multiples. These works will be presented by over 100 independent publishers, antiquarian dealers, artists, collectors, and enthusiasts. Over the course of the weekend, the fair will be complemented by a diverse range of talks, discussions, book launches, on and off-site special projects, exhibitions and signings.

The mission of the fair is to foster the unique art publishing community of the San Francisco Bay Area while providing a platform for national and international publishers to exhibit their work to a new audience.

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Call for Interactive Art: FIGMENT Oakland 2018

Call for Interactive Art: FIGMENT Oakland 2018

Deadline: September 1st, 2018, 11:59pm PST

From their call: FIGMENT Oakland is now accepting interactive project submissions for our September 29th eventFIGMENT is a free all ages outdoor art festival taking place in Oakland’s Mosswood Park. We are dedicated to participatory and interactive art that transcends disciplines. We provide a unique opportunity to showcase pieces that don’t fit into traditional exhibition spaces. Pieces that are too hands-on, too participatory, too site specific, too experimental, too messy or loud or playful or large. This can take any number of forms and speak to any number of disciplines and practices. We would love to discuss how your interactive project could work at our event.

Is it interactive?  Interactive or Participatory art blurs the lines between the artist, the art, and people engaging with the art. We look for art that encourages people to play, dance, sing, create, engage, experiment, and explore their environment. Theatre, dance, music, performance art, games, creative costuming, workshops and activities are all common genres found at FIGMENT. Three dimensional sculptural installations are also common at FIGMENT, as the participant’s experience of the piece alters as he or she moves around it.

We generally do not accept “wall art” such as finished paintings or photography and do not have space to display such works. Artists working in those genres are encouraged to find a way to engage FIGMENT participants in creating such works, displaying such works inside a larger sculptural installation, collaborating with a performance art event, or creating some other participatory experience that involves such works.

For more detailed information and submission link: http://oakland.figmentproject.org/submit_a_project

Check out their website for more information on FIGMENT Oakland, including their meetup schedule and submission info – http://oakland.figmentproject.org/ 

Questions can be submitted to – oaklandcuratorial@figmentproject.org

 

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Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle (WA), International Call for Entries: PCNWs 22nd Juried Photography Exhibition

3898Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle (WA), International Call for Entries: PCNWs 22nd Juried Photography Exhibition

Deadline: November 9th, 2018, 10:59pm PST

From their call:  Photographic Center Northwest (PCNW) is pleased to announce the opening of our call for entries for the 22nd PCNW Juried Photography Exhibition, and our esteemed jurors, Lara Behnert, Senior Manager of Starbucks Creative Studio and Conor Risch, Senior Editor of Photo District News (PDN) and PDNOnline.com. Emerging and experienced photographers are invited to submit to this opportunity—selections are made by the jurors, Lara Behnert and Conor Risch, and will result in a three month long exhibition at PCNW from January 17th – March 14th, 2019.

Eligibility: International. The juried exhibition is open to all photographers.

Theme: Open

Work selected by the judge for the juried show will be exhibited at PCNW. All sales of work in the juried show will be conducted by PCNW and PCNW will retain a 50% commission on all work sold. The artist can determine if they wish to sell their work.

Entry fee: $50 for 5 images, $5 for each additional image up to 5 (10 total) Payment must be in U.S. Dollars. Entry fees are non-refundable.

Website link for more detailed information: http://pcnw.org/connect/submissions/call-for-entries-pcnw-22/

To apply via CaFE: https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=5484

About: Photographic Center Northwest (PCNW) is an educational institution dedicated to facilitating creation, conversations, and experiences of significant photography. Through our certificate program in fine art photography, exhibitions, and an array of public programming we foster dialogue in the region through the global language of today. Through exhibitions, lectures, scholarships, and outreach projects, PCNW provides access to the photographic arts, to professional and amateur photographers, and to the public at large. Photographic Center Northwest, 900 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122

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Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts (WY), International Call for Applicants: 2019 Winter/Spring Residencies

Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts (WY), International Call for Applicants: 2019 Winter/Spring Residencies 

Deadline: September 1st, 2018

For writers, visual artists, performance artists, musicians and composers

Brush Creek Foundation for The Arts is a non-profit organization offering time and space for artistic exploration to visual artists, writers, musicians and composers from all backgrounds, level of expertise, media and genres. Proposals for self-directed, creative residencies must be compatible with available working studio spaces, facilities, and resources. Artistic merit and promise are the basis for selections. Both established and emerging artists are encouraged to apply. Any person over the age of 18 is eligible. English language skills are required.

Residencies are three weeks in length. This depends on availability and applicant’s ranking in the jury process. The Winter/Spring artist retreats run from January – May.

Visual Artists (including but not limited to drawing, painting, printmaking, photography, installation, new media and video) shall provide 10 – 20 images OR a short video. Language Arts (including fiction, non-fiction, poetry, screenplay or script writing, and scientific writing) shall include no more than 20 pages of material. Musicians and composers provide two scores and two music files for listening. Do NOT include your name or website on any work samples. Label with titles only.

A jury of professionals from the arts and humanities rank residents based on submitted work samples in a competitive selection process for our artist residency programs. Director assigns awards based on juror ranking and submitted proposal.

During their time, residents will be provided a single room with private bath, individual studio space and meals. Breakfast fare is provided for self-service,while lunch and dinner are shared family style in the common area each night.

Residents are responsible for all necessary supplies for their work and transportation costs. A shuttle service is provided both to and from the ranch and Laramie Regional Airport.

Brush Creek website: http://www.brushcreekarts.org/apply

Applicant Guidelines and Resident Information

Link to entry via CaFE: https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=5580

About Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts: Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts offers time and space for artistic exploration through immersion in the extraordinary beauty of the West. Located on 30,000 acres of scenic splendor at the base of the Medicine Bow National Forest outside of Saratoga, Wyoming, the camp is situated right next to Brush Creek, in between the Sierra Madre and Snowy Mountain ranges.

 

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Surface Design Association (NM), International Call for Entries, Family Matters: 2018 SDA Annual International Exhibition in Print

Surface Design Association (NM), International Call for Entries, Family Matters: 2018 SDA Annual International Exhibition in Print

Deadline: August 24th, 2018

Each year, the SDA International Exhibition In Print showcases the breadth and depth of contemporary artists and designers working with or inspired by fiber art and/or textile-based materials, methods, and techniques. The work of selected artists are featured in the winter 2018 issue of the Surface Design Journal. The Surface Design Journal is read by artists, gallery owners, curators, scholars, and enthusiasts nationally and internationally.

This year’s theme, Family Matters, invites artists to submit work that engages the idea of ‘family’. How does the notion of family emerge in an artist’s work? For many of us, family is not just who we are born connected to by relation, but who we choose to build a connection with as a ‘family’ of our own design. Materially or conceptually, it may arise in the form of inherited objects or rituals, by incorporating a family heirloom or depicting the occasion of a family event or typical evening dinner. It can also be technique-based, incorporating skills that have been passed down through generations. Explorations of domesticity and the construct of ‘home’ also suggest Family Matters.

Goal: Artists and makers are encouraged to submit work of any size or format that demonstrates the use of fibers or textile-based media, including nontraditional materials and techniques. Surface Design Journal welcomes work that embraces traditional 2D and 3D forms, while also seeking work that challenges and expands the contemporary definitions of textile/fiber-based art and design: digital art (design/animation), time-based arts (sound/video), performance art, conceptual art, land art, installation art, book arts, paper, basketry, textile design, wearables, fashion design, interior design, product design, and craft-as-social-practice.

Eligibility: This exhibition is open to all artists, with discounted entry fee offered to members of Surface Design Association (SDA). Artists may enter up to three pieces/images. 2D and 3D works are eligible, as is documentation of time-based media, performance, or conceptual work. As the call is for an exhibition in print, only photographic documentation of work will be accepted for consideration. Work must have been completed since January 1, 2015. Work executed under classroom/educational guidance or supervision is not eligible. SDA encourages established, emerging, international and student artists to participate. Entry fee.

Jurors:  Danielle Krysa has a BFA in Visual Arts, and a post-grad in graphic design. She is the writer/curator behind the contemporary art site, The Jealous Curator (est.2009), and has curated art shows from Washington DC to Los Angeles, San Francisco to Toronto. Danielle creates her own artwork as well – mixed media collages which combine found images, paint, and as much humor as she can pack into each title.

For the past thirteen years, independent curator, Elizabeth Kozlowski, has held a senior position in numerous non-profit arts organizations across the South and the West. Combining her passion for textiles and contemporary scholarship, Kozlowski has joined the Surface Design Association as Editor for the quarterly publication, Surface Design Journal. Her current project Craft as Social Practice, aims to create real time social change within the state of Florida. Members of the Socially Engaged Craft Collective form a timely exhibition that demonstrates the power of community and contemporary craft practice.

Website link for more information and to apply: https://www.surfacedesign.org/events-exhibits/exhibits/eip2018/

Prospectus: https://www.surfacedesign.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/2018-EIP-prospectus-05042018.pdf

About: Surface Design Association’s (SDA) mission since 1977 is to promote awareness and appreciation of textile-inspired art and design through member-supported benefits including publications, exhibitions, and conferences. SDA provides a platform for the exchange of ideas, methods, and materials. The SDA community is expansive: from makers and artists to academics and enthusiasts. We celebrate their successes and failures as they work toward sustaining traditional techniques or adapting production strategies in radical new ways, such as realizing fiber arts as activism or performance. The shared affinity of our community is a sincere love of textile media and fiber arts.

 

 

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Sublime/Transcendent: Janet Diaz

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 Janet Diaz

Not for Sale, 2015, plaster, 36″ x 40″ x 48″

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John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, Call for Applicants: 2019 United States and Canada Fellowships

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, Call for Applicants: 2019 United States and Canada Fellowships

Deadline: September 17th, 2018

Guggenheim Fellowships are intended for individuals who have already demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts. Guggenheim Fellowships are grants to selected individuals made for a minimum of six months and a maximum of twelve months. Since the purpose of the Guggenheim Fellowship program is to help provide Fellows with blocks of time in which they can work with as much creative freedom as possible, grants are made freely. No special conditions attach to them, and Fellows may spend their grant funds in any manner they deem necessary to their work. The United States Internal Revenue Service, however, does require the Foundation to ask for reports from its Fellows at the end of their Fellowship terms.

The Foundation receives approximately 3,000 applications each year. Although no one who applies is guaranteed success in the competition, there is no prescreening: all applications are reviewed. Approximately 175 Fellowships are awarded each year.

During the rigorous selection process, applicants will first be pooled with others working in the same field, and examined by experts in that field: the work of artists will be reviewed by artists, that of scientists by scientists, that of historians by historians, and so on. The Foundation has a network of several hundred advisers, who either meet at the Foundation offices to look at applicants’ work, or receive application materials to read offsite. These advisers, all of whom are themselves former Guggenheim Fellows, then submit reports critiquing and ranking the applications in their respective fields. Their recommendations are then forwarded to and weighed by a Committee of Selection, which then determines the number of awards to be made in each area. Occasionally, no application in a given area is considered strong enough to merit a Fellowship.

The Committee of Selection then forwards its recommendations to the Board of Trustees for final approval. The successful candidates in the United States and Canada competition are announced in early April.

The Foundation understands advanced professionals to be those who as writers, scholars, or scientists have a significant record of publication, or as artists, playwrights, filmmakers, photographers, composers, or the like, have a significant record of exhibition or performance of their work.

The Foundation understands the performing arts to be those in which an individual interprets work created by others. Accordingly, the Foundation will provide Fellowships to composers but not conductors, singers, or instrumentalists; choreographers but not dancers; filmmakers, playwrights, and performance artists who create their own work but not actors or theater directors.

The amounts of grants vary, and the Foundation does not guarantee it will fully fund any project. Working with a fixed annual budget, the Foundation strives to allocate its funds as equitably as possible, taking into consideration the Fellows’ other resources and the purpose and scope of their plans. Members of the teaching profession receiving sabbatical leave on full or part salary are eligible for appointment, as are those holding other fellowships and appointments at research centers.

The Foundation only supports individuals. It does not make grants to institutions or organizations.

Website link: https://www.gf.org/applicants/us-canada/

Submission materials: https://www.gf.org/applicants/submission-materials/http://www.gf.org/applicants/submission-materials/

How to apply: https://www.gf.org/applicants/apply/

Application resources: https://www.gf.org/applicants/resources/

Recommendation letters: https://www.gf.org/applicants/recommendation-letters/

FAQ: https://www.gf.org/about/faq/

 

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Re:Artiste (NY), International Call for Artists, Juried Exhibition: Transformation

Re:Artiste (NY), International Call for Artists, Juried Exhibition: Transformation

Deadline: July 31st, 2018

From their call: We live in a world that is transforming even faster than ever in many different ways, either positive or negative. We would like to see artworks motivated by any kind of transformations we all experience:

  • Globalization
  • Wave of immigration, both voluntary and involuntary
  • Environment
  • Human rights transformation (including racial inequality, feminist movements, LGBTG social movements, and more)
  • Beauty transformation related to social expectations, culture, aging, and more
  • Personal transformation – psychological and beyond

Artists of all career levels are welcome to show all kinds of transformations you’re witnessing or taking part in.

Award: A winner gets a week long artist residency: a studio and a fully furnished bedroom to stay while working at the residency, for Free. Twenty-five selected artists will be invited to participate in the visual art exhibition “Transformation” in December 2018, Gallery MC, New York.  The finalists will have an opportunity to give an artist talk, be interviewed and/or featured on the RE:ARTISTE’s website and social media networks.

The Jury: The art competition is evaluated by the professionals from the art world. Please find out more about the jurors on the dedicated web page.

Submissions: The competition is open to everyone, 18 years and older, established and emerging artists alike. Entry fee.  Entries* must be in JPEG format, no larger than 1400 x 1800 pixels, and under 2MB.

The following media are accepted:

  • Photography (including documentary)
  • Painting
  • Illustration
  • Drawing
  • Installation
  • Mixed Media Art
  • Digital Art
  • Print
  • 3D-Art including Ceramic Works
  • Video Art (upload at least one key image related to your video and add the link to your video in the Statement)

Link to apply and for more information: http://www.reartiste.com/call-for-artists-transformation/

About Re:Artiste: Representation for emerging contemporary and internationally acclaimed artists with the goal to build awareness and promote their artwork. 545 W 52 St – Gallery MC, New York, NY

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Art & Pancakes, July 8th, 2018

A small stack of art news for your Sunday morning…dig in!

How Links Between Museum Boards and Political Donations Show the Rot that Afflicts US Democracy   Link

The Baltimore Museum’s director on why correcting the art historical canon is not only right but urgent for museums to remain relevant   Link

“If art schools would prepare artists for the business aspects of being a visual artist—including preparing them to overcome the debt they’re accruing from that very school—artists would be in better shape.”   Link

No, Germaine Greer, Art Does Belong in Schools – it’s the Foundation of Healthy Public Cultural Life    Link

The Forgotten Story of Audrey Munson, Famous Muse and Fierce Advocate for Women Artists    Link

Mister Rogers, Art Critic  Link  Won’t you be my neighbor?

Abstract Expressionist Joan Mitchell Was Complicated, Driven—and a Genius   Link

Frieze Op Ed: The Art World is Overwhelmingly Liberal But Still Overwhelmingly Middle Class and White – Why? Is the lack of social mobility in the arts due to a self-congratulatory conviction that the sector represents the solution rather than the problem?   Link

An art historian explains what Beyoncé’s and Jay-Z’s takeover of the Louvre says about art, race and power.   Link

US Postal Service Ordered to Pay Sculptor Robert Davidson $3.5M For Copyright Infringement   Link

How Medieval Artists Used Monsters as Propaganda    Link

Philanthropist Agnes Gund’s Art for Justice Fund, which was launched last year, has given out USD$10m in new grants ranging from USD$25,000 to USD$2m for its second funding round – recipients include Xaviera Simmons, Hank Willis Thomas, Titus Kaphar and others working on projects that explore ‘ideas and stories about the injustice and inequity of mass incarceration’   Link

 

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National Arts and Disability Center, Call for California Artists with Disabilities: Arts and Accessibility Grants Program (for Individual Artists and Arts Organizations)

National Arts and Disability Center, Call for California Artists with Disabilities: Arts and Accessibility Grants Program (for Individual Artists and Arts Organizations)

Deadline: Applications will be accepted until November 30th, 2018, or until funds are gone

The purpose of the Arts and Accessibility Program is to enhance opportunities for participation in the arts by people with disabilities. This is done through small, but critical grants up to $1500 for artists with disabilities and up to $2500 for arts organizations. Grants for artists with disabilities are intended to support the advancement of their creative work and careers. Artist grants are for specific projects that contribute directly to their professional goals and development.

California-based arts organizations may request support for the hiring or involvement of artists with disabilities in arts events, and/or to increase the attendance and enhance the experience for audiences with disabilities.

Individual artist grants support activities that directly contribute to the professional growth and development of artists with disabilities. Artists may receive funding for supplies and materials, registration fees for exhibitions or workshops, studio time and coaching, editing services, and more. The program has helped artists with disabilities to increase their self-confidence, publish new literary works, exhibit new bodies of art, record music, learn new art-making techniques, network with other artists, and earn money through sales of their work.

Applications are encouraged from artists in all artistic disciplines.

For more detailed information and link to apply: https://www.semel.ucla.edu/nadc/grants

About: The National Arts and Disability Center (NADC) is a leading consultant in the arts and disability community, and the only center of its kind. Recipients of our technical assistance include artists with disabilities, performing arts organizations, art centers, universities and colleges, disability specific groups, and arts administrators. The NADC is a program of the Tarjan Center at the University of California, Los Angeles – Semel Institute. Its programs are supported by UCLA and federal, state, and private grants and contracts.

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Dab Art (CA), International Call for Artists: Political Art Publication and Exhibition

Dab Art (CA), International Call for Artists: Political Art Publication and Exhibition

Deadline: July 8th, 2018

From their call: Dab Art is pleased to announce the first installment of our Dab Art Quarterly arts publication and online exhibition. This new project looks to artist’s views on current political, geopolitical, and social issues.

The first edition, entitled: CLICKBATE, asks artists to submit politically-charged work motivated by the current state of news media. Contemporary journalism is in a precarious position with most people getting stories from social media outlets like Twitter and Facebook. With terms like fake news, yellow journalism, and clickbait, it feels as though we live in a time where fact is dictated by “likes” and truths can be outweighed by opinion.

Journal: The published journal will be a high-quality, 90-page, 6×9-inch, soft-covered book. All exhibiting artists will receive a gratis paperback edition of CLICKBAIT from Dab Art; a hardback book will also be available for purchase at www.dabart.me. Journals will also be added to the permanent catalog in the LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Art) Balch Art Research Library.

Awards: All exhibiting artists will receive a gratis paperback edition of CLICKBAIT, from Dab Art. Two cash honorariums will also be awarded. A $300 honorarium to the artist selected for the cover and a $100 honorarium for the juror’s pick. The artist selected for the cover will also receive a gratis hardback edition.

Exhibition: All featured artists will also be exhibited as part of the online show, running from September 1st – December 1st, 2018 and hosted by DabArt.me. With over 50,000 annual page views and an additional 10,000-contact mailing list, the Dab Art online exhibition will give artists an opportunity to reach a huge audience of collectors and art-lovers from around the world.

Accepted Artwork; | Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture, Glass, Fiber, Functional, Digital, Photography, Installation, mixed media and New Genres Proposals may include multiple disciplines.

For more detailed information and link to apply via CaFE: https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=5425

Website: https://www.dabart.me/

Dab Art, 1793 East Main Street, Ventura, CA 93001

 

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Kenneth Rainin Foundation (CA), Call for Letters of Inquiry: Open Spaces Program (grants)

Kenneth Rainin Foundation (CA), Call for Letters of Inquiry: Open Spaces Program (grants)

Deadline: August 3rd, 2018, 5:00pm PST

From their call: The Kenneth Rainin Foundation invites Letters of Inquiry (LOIs) for our Open Spaces Program from June 25 to August 3, 2018. This program offers grants of $50,000 – $200,000 for nonprofit organizations to partner with artists to create temporary, place-based public art projects in San Francisco and Oakland. Projects should be visionary and timely with potential for deep impact on communities served.

  • One-third of the grant funds must be designated to the collaborating artists and their direct expenses. Artists need to be compensated for their significant investments of time and skills required by this work. This is especially important in supporting artists to build authentic relationships with the communities they want to serve.
  • The grant period will expand to 24 months. This is an acknowledgment that projects are complex, require substantial amounts of time for development, and are likely to change from the point of conception to execution.

Eligibility

  • Grants are awarded to non-profit organizations or to 501(c)(3) fiscal sponsors. All fiscal sponsorships require a written agreement.
  • If you are applying with a 501(c)(3) fiscal sponsor, please contact Arts Program Staff in advance of submitting an application.
    • Please note: *In the case that a project is applying with a fiscal sponsor, the fiscally sponsored project and the lead artist(s) may not be the same entity. Please contact Arts Program Staff should you need further clarification.
  • Lead applicants must be Bay Area nonprofit organizations that are proposing projects in collaboration with a specific artist(s). Participating artists may be based outside of the San Francisco Bay Area provided that a local organization plays a lead role. Please contact Arts Program Staff in advance of submitting an application if:
  • Applying with a 501(c)(3) fiscal sponsor*
  • Projects must designate at least one-third of the grant funds to the artistic project team and their direct expenses for creating the work. See FAQ for more information.

Website link for more information: https://krfoundation.org/grants-for-community-based-public-art-projects/

Information on the Open Spaces Grant Program: http://krfoundation.org/arts/grants/open-spaces/

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Pre-Application Workshops:  Learn about the Rainin Foundation’s Open Spaces Program. Arts Program staff will be on hand to answer questions.
San Francisco Workshop: Monday, July 16th, 5 – 6:00 PM
Root Division | Reserve Your Spot

Oakland Workshop: Friday, July 20th, 12 – 1:30 PM
Pro Arts Gallery | Reserve Your Spot

 

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Louisiana Tech University School of Design, National Call for Entries, 5th Louisiana Biennial: The Art of the Poster

Louisiana Tech University School of Design, National Call for Entries, 5th Louisiana Biennial: The Art of the Poster

Deadline: September 19th, 2018

This exhibition is Louisiana Tech University School of Design’s first national juried show to focus on Poster Art in the 21st century. Artists whose work explores the dynamic and expressive potential of the poster in contemporary art, illustration and graphic design are invited to submit work to juror Celene Aubry, Associate Director and Manager, Hatch Show Print in Nashville, Tennessee. All processes for poster design and output are eligible for submission. Subject matter is open. Special interest will be given to work that speaks to the important role that means of production plays in excellence of design. Entries must be original artwork in both concept and execution, and no portion may be of another artist’s published or copyrighted work.

Juror: Celene Aubry is the Associate Director and Manager at Hatch Show Print, the legendary letterpress print shop continuously operating since 1879 in Nashville, Tennessee. Hatch got its start printing handbills and posters for a variety of entertainers throughout the South. Today, Hatch continues to function as a press—printing custom posters for musicians and events all over the world—while also showcasing print-centric art in their gallery and offering hands-on tours and workshops from their education space.

Submission limited to 3 – 5 works
Submission Fees: 1-3 works $30, 4-5 works: $35

For more detailed information: http://design.latech.edu/2018/07/call-for-entries-the-art-of-the-poster/

Visit https://artlatech.slideroom.com to submit

 

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Pottery Northwest (WA), Call for Ceramic Artists: UnWedged

CircledBuilding-PNWside-300x108Pottery Northwest (WA), Call for Ceramic Artists: UnWedged

Deadline: July 6th, 2018, midnight PST

UnWedged is open to all artists living in the United States or Canada

From their call: UnWedged is Pottery Northwest’s annual national juried exhibition. Each year, the juror seeks out applicants working in clay, with either a connection to tradition or increasing innovation in the field.

Pottery Northwest hopes to produce an exhibition that reflects an excellent example of the state of contemporary ceramics. To this end, each year they select a juror with a proven career track record, who has exemplary taste, and whose work we admire. We are pleased to announce that Julia Galloway is the juror for 2018.

Awards:
$1,000 Juror’s Choice
$500 Director’s Choice
$100 Honorable Mention

You can submit up to 2 pieces. They must be primarily made of clay, but the use of other media is acceptable as long as ceramics is the principle vehicle of expression. All work must have been made within the last two years.

Images must be no larger than 2 megabytes. There is a non-refundable $35 fee for each entry.

Images must be named first initial, last name, artwork title (e.g. EFidlerArtworktitle). Images must be of the actual work.

Required information: size of piece (HxWxD), weight of piece, method/materials/techniques, date completed, and retail price.

Link for more information and to apply: http://potterynorthwest.org/portfolio-item/oct-2018-unwedged-2018/

About: Pottery Northwest is the Pacific Northwest’s premier ceramic facility. Founded in 1966 as a nonprofit arts organization, Pottery Northwest is a longtime and vibrant source of programming in the Seattle arts community. Artists from around the world come to Pottery Northwest in the spirit of artistic dialogue and as a formative step in their professional careers. World-class professional artist residencies, exhibitions featuring traditional and contemporary work, community classes and an engaging lecture series spanning many years are all features of this fixture at Seattle Center.

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A Smith Gallery (TX), International Call for Entries, unique: alternative processes 2018

A Smith Gallery (TX), International Call for Entries, unique: alternative processes 2018

Deadline: July 23rd, 2018

Photography started as a chemical experiment. However, the acknowledged inventor of the process, Thomas Wedgwood, was the son and grandson of famous English potters. His entire life he was surrounded by artists, creators. Wedgwoods pals were William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge. So, it is not unusual or unexpected that creative folks have taken his work and run with it. For many photographers it’s about the camera, for others it’s about what can be birthed once it leaves the thing and for others it is the possibility of making images that are miraculous orphans.

Any unique handmade prints are eligible. Eligible prints include but are not limited to cyanotype, lumens, Van Dyke, salt, chemigram, tintype, bromoil, gum bichromate, platinum/palladium, photogravure, albumen, liquid emulsion, ziatype, image transfers, kallitypes, lith prints, hand colored silver gelatin prints, encaustic and mordoncage. Unique prints made from digital negatives are eligible. The camera used for capture is immaterial. Creativity is encouraged.

Juror: Diana Bloomfield will be the juror for “unique:alternative processes”. A photographer for over thirty-five years, Diana specializes in 19th-century photographic printing techniques.

Eligibility: Submissions are open to all photographers both professional and amateur. International entries are welcomed.  Work previously exhibited in the gallery or featured on the blog are not eligible.

Awards: Juror’s Selection – $325.
Director’s Selection – $250.

For more detailed information and link to apply: https://asmithgallery.com/salon-call-for-entry/

About: Established in May, 2010, A Smith Gallery is located in Johnson City, Texas in the Nugent Avenue Arts District. The gallery exhibits the work of both amateur and professional photographers through juried and invitational exhibitions.

 

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Fireplace Gallery, Mt. Hood Community College (OR), Call for Submissions: Solo Exhibitions 2018 – 2019

Fireplace Gallery, Mt. Hood Community College (OR), Call for Submissions: Solo Exhibitions 2018 – 2019

Deadline: August 10th, 2018

From their call: Fireplace Gallery, Mt. Hood Community College’s public gallery located in the Student Union, is accepting submissions for our monthly solo exhibits beginning October 2018 – June 2019. Please send at least ten (10) images in jpeg format and include a resume, artist statement and a list of dimensions of the artwork specified. Include personal web address if available. Our gallery consists of wall space only; therefore only two-dimensional work will be considered. All work is to be hung by the artist (no saw-tooth hangers please). No commission, no fee.

Please send submissions to: Cassandra.james@mhcc.edu

 

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Sublime/Transcendent: Charles Erabu (Suiko) Mikami

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 Charles Erabu (Suiko) Mikami

Paintings of Topaz (Japanese American Concentration Camp), 1943, pencil and watercolor, 19″ x 11″

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