Favorite resource sites

Thank you to everyone who has sent wonderful messages of support and gratitude to me. I was in tears reading how much this little site has helped so many of you in your artistic ventures. I had no idea…

Some asked if I could list favorite resource sites I would consistently go to and check out calls. Staff would also send me calls they had seen or heard of to screen and check out as well but a majority of the time was good old fashioned digging through calls from some favorite sites. I would still check the fees (free was best but if it was too expensive, it didn’t get listed—unless the juror was someone of note that you might want them to see your work), check the website (does it work? is the call actually listed and up to date?), check their past exhibitions (quality of work, quality of past exhibition presentation), and listen to my audience. If someone wrote and told me they had a bad experience or if the gallery space was never open even though the work was up, or if I or any of the staff had a negative experience with a place, I would not post them again. Essentially, the calls were curated. I had always maintained that I would only post the call if we asked ourselves the question “would we want this on our own artist resume?” given the type of artwork called for.

So here are some of my favorite go-to resources I would glean calls from (and like BAAG, they are all FREE!!):

California Arts Council http://www.cac.ca.gov/opportunities/

Mass Cultural Council Support for Artists https://artsake.massculturalcouncil.org/category/call-to-artists/

Artist Trust (WA) https://artisttrust.org/opportunities/

College Arts Association https://www.collegeart.org/jobs-and-opportunities/opportunities/

Call For (international) https://www.callfor.org/

Res Artis (residencies) https://resartis.org/open-calls/

GYST (call for art) https://www.gyst-ink.com/opportunities

Creative Capital https://creative-capital.org/category/tips-tools/

Rivet https://rivet.es/calls/

CaFE Call for Entry https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals.php

SF Artist Network http://www.sfartistnetwork.org/calls-for-artists.html

Society for Photographic Education https://www.spenational.org/resources/calls-for-entry

Musing About Mud (ceramics) https://www.musingaboutmud.com/category/call-for-entry/

Beltway Poetry Artist (and writers) Retreats http://www.beltwaypoetry.com/resource/artist-residency-programs/

Pilchuck Glass School https://www.pilchuck.com/residencies

New York Foundation for the Arts https://www.nyfa.org/Content/Show/Awards-and-Grants

Chicago Artists Coalition https://chicagoartistscoalition.org/resources

Happy hunting and Thank You, again, most sincerely!

~b



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All Good Things…

Dear Bay Area Art Grind Subscribers, Followers, and Friends,

October 15th marks exactly 11 years since my first post on the SJSU Art Blog website, a site for artists by artists, while in graduate school. Post-grad school and into the throes of the realities of balancing an art career and real life, the name was changed to the Bay Area Art Grind. My desire in creating this free site had always been to help fellow artists navigate the waters to find opportunities to help their own careers. It is now time to take a new road.

Over 7500 posts later consisting of calls for artists, jobs, announcements, events, artist focus posts, and art news items, all good things must come to an end. The Bay Area Art Grind will be not be posting new calls, but calls with upcoming deadlines will remain. The site will be shutting down by year’s end for personal reasons and also an overwhelming desire to devote more time to making art. The associated Flickr and Twitter accounts will also be deactivated before the end of this year.

A heartfelt Thank You to all our wonderful subscribers and followers devoted to this site. I sincerely hope some of you have found an opportunity or two via our site that helped get your great art seen and made some connections along the way in your artistic ventures. And a big Arigato Gozaimashita to the BAAG support staff for their help and unwavering belief in my ‘big idea.”

All the Best,
Barbara Horiuchi, Bay Area Art Grind Editor & Founder

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Bunnell Street Arts Center (AK), International Call for Applicants, Alaska AIR: 2020 Bunnell Artist in Residence, with stipend

Bunnell Street Arts Center (AK), International Call for Applicants, Alaska AIR: 2020 Bunnell Artist in Residence, with stipend

Deadline: October 31st, 2019

Bunnell Street Arts Center presents an Artist-in-Residence program for international, US and Alaska artists to create artwork that promotes community engagement and creative placemaking strategies. Bunnell seeks artists to strengthen the social, physical and economic fabric of Homer through the arts by addressing pertinent themes. These may include accessibility, inclusion, decolonization, sustainability, skills sharing and exchange, enhancing community well-being, and/or artistic strategies to build connections between local and global communities.

Bunnell seeks artist-led projects at the Arts Center and surrounding community featuring community engagement through visual, literary and performing arts, social and civic practice, ephemeral art, moving image, movement, music composition and performance.

Residencies are available in September, October or November of 2020 and  February, March or April of 2021.

Bunnell Street Arts Center is a multidisciplinary arts center located in a landmark building overlooking Kachemak Bay and the Kenai Mountains in south-central Alaska. Founded in 1991, Bunnell’s mission is to nurture and present exceptional innovative art in all media for diverse audiences. A premier exhibition and performance space with historic charm on the main floor doubles as an open studio for artists in residence. Private rooms with private baths for artists are located upstairs, in a spacious apartment with a shared kitchen and living area.

Statistics:

  • Residency Length: one month
  • Average number of artists in residence at a time: 1 – 5
  • Number of artists accepted in most recent year:

Facilities & Services:

  • Housing: Private bedroom with private bath in a shared housing facility
  • Meals: occasional meals/food provided, shared kitchen; restaurants nearby
  • Computer/internet access: Wireless Internet
  • Studios/special equipment: nipping press, small printing press, HD/3D video projector, HD video camera, tripod, sound system (mixer, monitors, mains, mics and cables), office equipment, light board and theatre lights, workshop (tables, chairs), reception inventory (tables, chairs, bowls, cutlery, etc),
  • Additional studio information: The art studio is Bunnell’s main exhibition gallery, open to the public during regular gallery hours Monday-Saturday. It is not private.

Residency Fees: $20 application fee

Stipends / other support:

  • $1000 stipend for one month
  • up to $1000 value round-trip coach travel to Homer
  • lodging in a private room with private bath, shared kitchen and living area above the Arts Center.
  • $250 for art materials 

Eligibility:

  • Artist Status: Mid-career Artists
  • Application type: Open application
  • Geography: Open to International, US, and Alaska artists
  • Application deadline: October 31 annually

To apply via CaFE: https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=7006

Website link for more information: http://www.bunnellarts.org/artist-in-residence-3/

About: Bunnell Street Arts Center’s mission is to nurture and present exceptional innovative art in all media for diverse audiences. They are located in Homer, Alaska

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The Darkroom Gallery (VT), International Call for Photography Submissions: This Land

The Darkroom Gallery (VT), International Call for Photography Submissions: This Land

Deadline: October 23rd, 2019, 11:59pm EST

From their call:For This Land we’re looking for photos that express the connectivity of the individual, the photographer, to the world around. What do you see when you’re hiking in the mountains or taking a walk in a city park?  How do you see it – through the scope of a wide angle lens or through details selectively framed? We’d like to see your expression of your connection to the land as well as your vision of your personal landscape. This will be deeply spiritual for some and more matter-of-fact for others; the important factor is presenting the world, your world, as you uniquely see it

Juror:  Craig Blacklock is an internationally recognized fine art landscape photographer specializing in the interface of land and water. While he has photographed over much of the country, most of Blacklock’s 18 books have focused on wild areas of Lake Superior.

Entry fee.

Website link: https://darkroomgallery.com/ex109

The Darkroom Gallery: Exhibiting Juried Contemporary Photography in an Authentic Gallery Setting, 12 Main Street, Essex Junction, Vermont

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International Call for Applicants: Film Photo Award, Fall 2019

International Call for Applicants: Film Photo Award, Fall 2019

Deadline: October 15th, 2019, 11:59pm MST

Film Photo Award (FPA) is pleased to announce the opening of the Fall 2019 Submission Period with three distinct film grants available. FPA supports emerging, established, and student photographers worldwide who demonstrate a serious commitment to the field and are motivated to continue the development of still, film-based photography in the 21st century. FPA is made possible through the generous support of Kodak Alaris, Griffin Editions, and Standard Cameras.

Film Photo Award embraces the unique, artistic medium of film photography, and recognizes the sacrifice film photographers make to acquire the material for their artistic expression. This award exists to democratize access to film by facilitating proposed projects with a supply of Kodak Professional Film for photographers dedicated to film-based image making.

Three Film Photo Awards will be granted each spring and fall award cycle: New Project Award, Continuing Project Award, and Student Project Award. All applicants will select their choice of film format (35mm, 120, or 4×5) and Kodak Professional Film emulsion (Portra 160, Portra 400, Ektar 100, Tri-X 400/320, T-Max 100, or T-Max 400).

Awardees of the New Project Award and Continuing Project Award will choose to receive either 200 rolls of 35mm, 200 rolls of 120mm, or 300 sheets of 4×5 to complete their proposed projects. Recipients of the Student Project Award will choose to receive either 100 rolls of 35mm, 100 rolls of 120mm, or 150 sheets of 4×5 to complete their proposed project.

Website link: https://www.filmphotoaward.com/

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Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (CA), Open Call for San Francisco Bay Area Artists & Curators: Second Floor Galleries and Third Street Wavy Wall

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (CA), Open Call for San Francisco Bay Area Artists & Curators: Second Floor Galleries and Third Street Wavy Wall

Deadline: October 20th, 2019

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) is pleased to announce two new opportunities for local artists and curators at one of the nation’s most innovative contemporary arts centers.

YBCA is committed to engaging the broader San Francisco Bay Area artist community in the creative process by inviting artists and curators to submit works and exhibition proposals that center on art as essential to progress for its public and gallery spaces. As a creative home for the diverse communities of San Francisco and beyond, YBCA aims to support and cultivate artists who are working to support societal movement.

From our leading edge exhibitions and performances to our groundbreaking civic initiatives and community partnerships, YBCA is where creativity, people, and new ideas collide to create change.

Open call opportunities:

Second Floor Galleries
YBCA is calling for curatorial proposals for our Second Floor Gallery spaces, which range from a discrete project space of 760 square feet to up to a more expansive exhibition space comprised of 3,500 square feet. We are interested in interdisciplinary or multidisciplinary proposals, especially those that focus on art as essential to progress. Example interests include Census 2020; art and health; youth and leadership; climate change; new economies, equity, and shared prosperity; and civic participation and democracy.

Curators, artists, and any individual or collective regardless of experience level, background, or location are invited to apply. Curators not based in the Bay Area will need to be present for installation. Successful applicants for the first exhibition will be notified by November 8th, 2019. The first exhibition will open June 18th, 2020. Diversity, equity, inclusion, and access will also be prioritized in the selection process. Proposals will be selected by five jurors who are leading experts in the fields of visual arts, performing arts, film, and civic engagement.

Third Street Wavy Wall
YBCA is calling for artist proposals to create a mural on the wavy wall of its Theater building on Third Street, a highly traveled connective corridor where bicyclists, pedestrians, cars, buses, international travelers, convention attendees, workers, and families pass through. The mural area is 60 feet 1 inch long x 12 feet high. YBCA seeks to engage artists whose work aims to address the health and well-being of communities. We believe in providing a platform for young people through art and action, and in supporting all those whose practice promotes civic participation. Installation will be the week of February 3rd, 2020. Diversity, equity, inclusion, and access will also be prioritized in the selection process, which will be led by jurors who are leading experts in the fields of visual arts, performing arts, film, and marketing.

Website link: https://ybca.org/open-call/

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Site:Brooklyn (NY), International Call for Artists: Drawing


Site:Brooklyn (NY), International Call for Artists: Drawing

Deadline: October 21st, 2019, 11:59pm MST

From their call: Site:Brookyn is asking you to think small! In the contemporary art world, the notion that “bigger is better” is everywhere. From massive sculptural installations to giant canvases, the small, delicate, and pared down seem to have little place. Against such an idea, this show asks artists to go in the opposite direction and think about the intimacy and beauty of art that explores space, color, and form on a miniature scale. Site:Brooklyn is looking for works across all mediums — painting, photography, drawing, sculpture, video, and multimedia. Our goal is to exhibit a wide array of work, truly representing the expansive world of small art.

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Drawing has been radically transformed in the last 100 years, as countless artists reimagined the traditional concepts of drawing and expanded the medium’s definition beyond gesture and form. This expanded definition included mark-making that ventured off the paper, into multimedia, film, sculpture and much else. However, in recent years, many artists have returned to a more gestural and representational mode. In this new and dynamic tension between tradition and experimental visions, Site:Brooklyn is looking for works, across all mediums and processes, which showcase the diversity and range of drawing’s place in contemporary art.

Juror: Olga Valle Tetkowski is currently deputy director at The Drawing Center in NYC. Has held positions as administrator of curatorial projects and curator at the Bard Graduate Center NYC, assistant curator at the Museum of Art and Design, Urban Glass and Paul Robeson Galleries at Rutgers University.

Eligibility: This is a juried exhibition for artists working in drawing across all mediums. This exhibition is open to all artists 18 years of age or older.

Maximum Size: 72” X 60” X 12” D

All artwork must be priced for sale. Artwork cannot be withdrawn, nor sales shipped, before the end of the exhibit. Site:Brooklyn will retain a 50% commission on all exhibition sales. The price represented on the artist entry form will be the sale price.

Entry fee.

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

Link to apply via CaFE and more detailed information:
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=7048

About: Site:Brooklyn Gallery located in Brooklyn, New York is dedicated to exhibiting the current practice of contemporary artists. ImageInsert an image to make a visual statement.

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International Call for Applicants: The Hopper Prize, Fall 2019

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International Call for Applicants: The Hopper Prize, Fall 2019

Deadline: November 12th, 2019, 11:59pm PST

From their call:  The Hopper Prize is offering 5 individual artist grants in the amount of $1,000.00 USD awarded through an open call art competition juried by leading contemporary curators.

Program Highlights: $5,000.00 USD in total awards for visual artists

  • 5 artists will each receive $1,000.00 USD in unrestricted grant award
  • 30 artists will have their work archived at hopperprize.org
  • Selected submissions will be featured on our Instagram feed @hopperprize
  • Additional exposure will be available to winners through our Journal: Insights into Contemporary Art

Eligibility: They are committed to supporting artists from diverse cultural backgrounds at all stages of their professional careers. All artists are encouraged to apply. They accept submissions in all media.

Jurors for Fall 2019:
-Karen Patterson: Curator, Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA

-Lauren R. O’Connell Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art

Media: Painting, Photography, Sculpture, Drawing, Video, Performance, Conceptual, Experimental, Installation

For more detailed information and link to apply: https://hopperprize.org/

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Bradbury Art Museum at Arkansas State University, International Call for Entries: 2020 Delta National Small Prints Exhibition

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Bradbury Art Museum at Arkansas State University, International Call for Entries: 2020 Delta National Small Prints Exhibition

Deadline: October 20th, 2019, 11:59pm CST

Founded in 1996, the Delta National Small Prints Exhibition is currently accepting entries for the 2020 exhibition. Artists from around the world have the opportunity to enter this competition, which is chosen by a nationally known expert in the field of printmaking.

Juror: Gretchen L. Wagner, Andrew W. Mellon Fellow for Prints, Drawings, and Photographs, Saint Louis Art Museum

Eligibility: Open to all artists 18 and older. Submissions must be original works on paper, created within the last two years, including but not limited to, digital, intaglio, lithographic, photographic, relief, serigraphic and stencil processes. Monotypes are also eligible but reproductions of pre-existing works are not. Prints exhibited in a previous DNSPE are not eligible.

Display: Each selected print will be framed by the Bradbury Art Museum during the exhibition. In order to ensure that your print will fit into the frame, each print must arrive matted in or mounted on a horizontal or vertical, 16 x 20, 20 x 24, 24 x 24, or 24 x 32 inch white or off-white mat. If your print is not matted or mounted, it cannot be displayed.

Works Accepted: Results of the selection process will be emailed to all entrants the week of November 11th, 2019. Each print selected for exhibition must be received by the Bradbury Art Museum no later than December 11th, 2019.

Images and Catalog: Each artist may submit up to three prints, represented in a digital format (jpeg preferred) with a resolution no less than 300 dpi at 4 x 5 inches or 1200 x 1500 pixels. The digital files must be print quality as all works selected for exhibition will be reproduced in a full-color catalog. By entering this exhibition each artist grants consent for the use of submitted images for reproduction in the catalog, for publicity and for educational purposes. Images without an artist’s signature are preferred.

Awards: Purchase Awards and Juror’s Merit Awards will be offered and announced at the opening of the exhibition. Each artist receiving an award will have their artist’s statement of 100 words or less printed in the exhibition catalog. Typically half of the show is purchased for the A-State Permanent Collection of Art and by the viewing audience.

Entry Fee: A $35 (nonrefundable) entry fee permits each artist to submit up to three prints.

Sales: The sale of prints in the exhibition will be promoted. A commission of 30% will be retained from the sale price including purchase awards.

For more detailed information, link to entry form:https://arkansasstateuniversity.formstack.com/forms/2020dnspe

Website link: http://bradburyartmuseum.org/

About: The Bradbury Art Museum features changing exhibitions of contemporary art in all media with programming that promotes the understanding of art and its significance to society. Prominent regional, national and international artists are presented to inform viewers of cultural developments in our community, across the country and around the world. Through these endeavors we invite museum visitors and program participants to meaningfully engage in artistic experiences that are enlightening and educational.

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A Blade of Grass (NY), National Call for Applicants: 2020 Fellowships for Individual Artists and Collectives, Socially Engaged Art

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A Blade of Grass (NY), National Call for Applicants: 2020 Fellowships for Individual Artists and Collectives, Socially Engaged Art

Deadline: October 16th, 2019, 11:59pm EST

About the Fellowship: We believe in the power of socially engaged artists to participate meaningfully in creating a more just, equitable, sustainable, joyful, and compassionate future. We know this means that artists must take time and care to develop relationships built on mutual trust, as well as work with diverse non-arts partners and communities. We understand there are no ready-made roadmaps or guaranteed outcomes for this type of work, and are committed to learning how artists navigate these processes and relationships.

Our fellowship program is meant to support courageous artists in creating exchanges, experiences, and structures that highlight seemingly intractable social problems, inspire audiences, and energize folks to participate in and sustain long-term social change work. This is hard and time-consuming organizational, intellectual, and emotional work.

We are committed to providing relatively unrestricted funding that incorporates a collaborative research component. Additionally, field research replaces grant reporting written by the artist, and is grounded in the goals and areas of inquiry defined by the artist and the perspective of project participants.

Selected Fellows will receive:

  • $20,000 in minimally restricted support
  • Comprehensive written Field Research Reports that utilize action research methodology
  • Expenses Paid 2-day Orientation Retreat in NYC to engage a cohort of peer artists and ABOG staff and board (a requirement for the fellowship)
  • Ongoing invitations to networking events for all ABOG Fellows and Alumni twice annually (attendance voluntary)
  • Ongoing promotion of fellow’s projects through ABOG social media networks and website

In addition to direct artist support, another primary goal of ABOG is to make the “invisible” parts of socially engaged art visible. We do this through documentary films, publications, web content, and public programming. However, these content collaborations are not an obligation of the fellowship, and will be based on mutual interest under a separate contract.

New for 2020:A Blade of Grass awards 8 Fellowships for Socially Engaged Art each year. Beginning in 2020, two of these eight will be granted to a Los Angeles-based artist (any age) and a New York City-based artist of color under the age of 30.

Website link for more detailed information and to apply:http://www.abladeofgrass.org/fellowship-program/

Note: This is a two-step application process. Semi-finalists from the first round will be invited to submit a full application with an extended narrative, budget, and a timeline.

About: A Blade of Grass nurtures socially engaged art. They provide resources to artists who demonstrate artistic excellence and serve as innovative conduits for social change. They evaluate the quality of work in this evolving field by fostering an inclusive, practical discourse about the aesthetics, function, ethics and meaning of socially engaged art that resonates within and outside the contemporary art dialogue. They are located in New York City.

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Job- University of Minnesota, Tenure-Track, Full Time Assistant Professor of Art – Ceramics

Job- University of Minnesota, Tenure-Track, Full Time Assistant Professor of Art – Ceramics

Application Deadline: January 1st, 2020, 11:59pm EST

The University of Minnesota’s Department of Art in the College of Liberal Arts seeks an artist with contemporary ceramic arts expertise to join our renowned Sculpture and Ceramics practice area. We welcome artists whose cross-disciplinary skills will offer students a dynamic learning environment and a significant depth of competencies in traditional and non-traditional approaches to ceramic arts.

Required:
• MFA in Art or equivalency**
• A minimum of one year of teaching experience at the university or college level (beyond graduate school teaching appointment or assistantship)
• Evidence of in-depth knowledge of ceramic materials and processes in an art context
• Evidence of an active exhibitions record and research agenda at the national or international level
• Knowledge of both historical and contemporary perspectives in ceramic arts and contemporary art
• An engaged and committed educator with the ability to teach ceramic wheel throwing and hand building

Preferred:
• Expertise in an array of ceramics methods including but not limited to, mold-making, slip cast, clay & glaze chemistry, and ceramic digital 3D processes, CNC router, 3D printer, laser cutter, and other digital fabrication technologies
• Proven ability to teach and mentor MFA students providing guidance for their artistic and professional development
• Ability to provide collaborative leadership in the Sculpture and Ceramics Area (SCCE) working with colleagues to develop a dynamic curriculum and career readiness opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students
• Ability to provide collaborative leadership across the Department of Art helping to shape the future vision and direction of the Department of Art

**Department of Art Policy Statement
In lieu of an MFA, the following could be considered in determining professional recognition and experience:
-Advanced studies at a foreign school that does not award MFA degrees
-Extended advanced study with recognized artists in the field
-Professional achievement that would provide a depth of knowledge of the field comparable to an MFA
-Evaluation by leaders in the field attesting that because of exhibition record and other professional achievement, that person was the equal of an MFA

In evaluating these equivalencies, it should be kept in mind that depth of participation in the field, not simply time in residence, is being considered.

Candidates will be evaluated according to a) overall quality of their creative work and recognition in their field, b) relevance of their creative practice to the department’s academic priorities and fields of inquiry, and c) evidence of commitment to teaching and skills as a teacher.

For more detailed information and link to apply: LINK

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Root Division (CA), Call for San Francisco Bay Area Artists: Reflections on Exile

Root Division (CA), Call for San Francisco Bay Area Artists: Reflections on Exile

Deadline: October 14th, 2019 at 11:59pm PST

Root Division invites Bay Area artists responding to themes of diaspora and exile to submit work for an exhibition entitled Reflections on Exile curated by Jeanette Alanis. The exhibition will be presented in January – February 2020 at Root Division.

Highlighting challenging elements between human and land separation, Reflections on Exile examines displacement, restrictive or forced movement, and the after effects of war and persecution from the lens of Bay Area artists.

Inspired by Edward Said’s description of exile as “the unhealable rift forced between a human being and a native place, between the self and its true home”, selected artists will offer a creative lens on how exile has personally affected their lives, family, and the world. Exile has the capacity to become a state of existence. As one remains in exile, artwork produced can reflect on a multitude of identities, as well as healing, hope and resilience. As a whole, Reflections on Exile will respond to current political changes around separation, borders, and immigration. This exhibition aims to inspire change, ignite activism, heal xenophobia, and strengthen community in order to potentially open borders.

Artists working in all mediums welcome to apply.

Exhibition Dates: January 8th – February 8th, 2020

Website link to apply and for more information: https://rootdivision.org/open-call-exhibition/call-artists-reflections-exile

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International Call for Submissions: Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2020

International Call for Submissions: Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2020

Deadlines: October 31st, 2019 for Short Animation

November 10th, 2019 for Feature Animation

The Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2020, animation award has been recently opened for entries, calling for unique animation works with high potential and strong messages, both feature and short animation, from all over the world.

Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2020 now is opened for entries, seeking for unique animation works with high potential and strong messages, both feature and short animation, from all over the world.

The aim of TAAF2020 is to collate and screen high-quality animation works of superior originality, provide excitement and inspiration to the audience as well as creators, cultivate new talent, and contribute to the development and promotion of animation culture and industry.

Categories: Feature Animation and Short Animation

Guideline for Feature Animation:

• “Feature animation work of more than 60 minutes in length” created using any technique
• Any animation works longer than 30 min. but less than 60 min. shall be applied to the category of Feature Animation first. The TAAF Office will contact the applicant later to notify which category is appropriate for the work.
• Work that has been nominated to TAAF in the past will not accepted.
• 3 still images of the work (1920×1080, 300dpi or higher, jpeg)
• 1 director’s photo (head shot, 1920×1080, 300dpi or higher, jpeg)
• Since the screening material required for the final judging of the Feature Animation Competition must either be Apple ProRes (1920 x 1080 pix.) or DCP, please make prior arrangements.

Guideline for Short Animation:

• “Short animation work of less than 30 minutes in length” created using any technique
• Any animation works longer than 30 min. but less than 60 min. shall be applied to the category of Feature Animation first. The TAAF Office will contact the applicant later to notify which category is appropriate for the work.
• Each applicant shall upload his/her work for the Competition through the TAAF Application Form in MP4 format (audio Codec: AAC, video Codec: H.264).
• Work that has been nominatd to TAAF in the past will not accepted.
• As the format required for the final judging process is either Apple ProRes (1920 x 1080 pix.) or DCP,
• 3 still images of the work (1920×1080, 300dpi or higher, jpeg)
• 1 director’s photo (head shot, 1920×1080, 300dpi or higher, jpeg)

Note: Work must have been completed on, or after, January 1st, 2018 (regardless of country of origin, and whether it is professional, amateur or student work).

• Work that has been theatrically released, broadcast, or distributed for profit in Japan for a certain period prior to March 12, 2020 is not eligible for the Competition (such work would qualify under the “Anime of the Year” category). Screening at film festivals and previews are not considered “for profit” herein. If the work contains dialogues in any language other than Japanese, please submit your film with English subtitles and an English time-coded dialogue list.

The Preliminary Selection Committee will select the nominees for the final judging. Result of the selection process will be communicated to successful applicants, and the list of Nominated Works will be posted on the TAAF2020 official website.

Nominated Works will be publicly screened at designated theaters during the Festival period in Tokyo, during which time final judging will be conducted by the Competition Jury.

The Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2020 will take place from March 13th -16th, 2020 in Ikebukuro, Tokyo. There is no entry fee to participate.

Website link: https://animefestival.jp/en/


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Sublime/Transcendent: Carrie Ann Plank

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 established. The work will span a wide range of ideas, processes, and media.

This week’s Sublime/Transcendent Artist is Carrie Ann Plank

Vestige (Reaction Growth/Rain), 2016, Kiln glass, 10″ x 20″ (diptych)

https://carrieannplank.com/

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Art & Pancakes, September 29th, 2019

A tiny dose of art news for your Sunday morning.

Is Art Education in Crisis? Link

It’s official: French tycoons finalize €300m donations for fire-ravaged Notre Dame Link

The Gray Market: Why Opaque Pricing in the Gallery Sector Makes Museum Collections Less Diverse (and Other Insights) Link

Amid increasing threats to world heritage sites, the Getty Trust has announced that it will spend $100 million to protect archaeological sites and antiquities around the world. Link

Amid ongoing negotiations, the New Museum Union has threatened to strike. Link

Artists Jeffrey Gibson, Mel Chin, and Cameron Rowland won MacArthur Foundation “genius” grants. Link

The best lies artists have ever told. Link

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Parallel Studios (NM), International Call for Entries: CURRENTS 2020, New Media Festival

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Parallel Studios (NM), International Call for Entries: CURRENTS 2020, New Media Festival

Deadline: November 5th, 2019

CURRENTS’ curators look for the unique ways artists use technology as a tool for expression and communication, and ways that scientists, programmers and developers are integrating the arts and aesthetics into their explorations and projects.

CURRENTS is an annual New Media Art festival in Santa Fe New Mexico. This is a call for the 2020 show, which will run from June 12th – 21st, 2020.

This Year’s Categories include: Installations (Interactive and non-interactive), Outdoor Installations and Projections, Virtual/Augmented/Mixed Reality Environments, Robotics, Multimedia Performance, Digitally Generated Objects (ie. 3D Printing), Wearables, Interactive Installations for Children, Single Channel Video and Animation, Experimental Documentary.

Entry fee.

Note: Some categories may be eligible for travel, lodging, shipping and equipment support.

Link to guidelines, more detailed information, and entry link to specific categories: https://currentsnewmedia.org/guidelines-2020/

About: Parallel Studios (a 501(c)(3) non-profit) has been producing, curating and designing small and large scale currents video exhibitions in Santa Fe since 2002. In 2010 we launched CURRENTS NEW MEDIA as an annual, citywide event. The Festival brings together the work of established and emerging New Media artists, from New Mexico, the US and the World, for events showcasing interactive and non-interactive installations, multimedia performances, VR and AR environments, single channel video, animation, experimental documentary, web based/app art forms, robotics and 3D printing. Parallel Studios reaches out to local high and middle school students through its Youth Media Makers Program. While New Media Arts embody the basic motivations and intentions of all the fine arts, their distinctive use of technologies that are pervasive in 21st Century culture, make New Media Art a bridge between contemporary art and the general public. The Festival introduces the public to new technology molded by artists into vehicles for expression and the communication of ideas, broadening the definition of 21st century art making and fostering a more expansive use of technology.

CURRENTS NEW MEDIA provides the community with opportunities to experience New Media Arts in traditional venues, public and outdoor spaces. Over 8,000 visitors attended festival events in 2017. The Festival is enjoyed by a broad demographic – children spinning through the galleries reveling in interactive New Media – seniors contemplating image and meaning – working class families – savvy collectors.

The Festival is the result of a collaboration between Parallel Studios, its partners throughout the city and the many volunteers who invest their time to support this project. It is truly a community endeavor.

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San Francisco Art Institute (CA), National Call for Applicants: Richard Diebenkorn Teaching Fellowship, Fall 2020

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San Francisco Art Institute (CA), National Call for Applicants: Richard Diebenkorn Teaching Fellowship, Fall 2020

Deadline: December 2nd, 2019

Fellowship Dates: August 31st–December 11th, 2020

San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI) is currently seeking applications for the fall 2020 Richard Diebenkorn Teaching Fellowship. Established in 1998 by the generosity of the family of painter Richard Diebenkorn—both an alumnus and longtime faculty member of SFAI—the semester-long fellowship provides an opportunity for artists to teach at SFAI and have sufficient time and financial support to pursue their own practice. Through its semester-long structure, the Fellowship not only offers each participating artist an invaluable opportunity to further their own practice, it also leaves a deep, lasting impression on SFAI’s students. This prestigious award has been given to 21 artists since 1998, including Brad Brown, Shaun O’Dell, Iona Rozeal Brown, Josephine Taylor, Monica Majoli, Polly Apfelbaum, and Liam Everett. See a complete list of recipients here.

Eligibility: This year’s Fellowship is ONLY OPEN to artists who reside IN the United States and OUTSIDE of the nine San Francisco Bay Area counties.

Eligibility: Applications are sought from early- to mid-career artists who have an established body of work and exemplary exhibition record in the media of painting and drawing. Applicants must reside in the United States and outside the San Francisco Bay Area. (In alternate years, the Richard Diebenkorn Teaching Fellowship is awarded to artists from the Bay Area.) The review committee will consider the applicant’s experience and appropriateness to the SFAI mission and curriculum, as well as the quality of their work and written statements.

Fellowship award: The Richard Diebenkorn Teaching Fellow will receive $25,000 USD in compensation to teach two courses in the fall 2020 semester, give a public lecture in the Visiting Artists and Scholars Lecture Series (VAS), and engage with the SFAI community through individual student critiques, academic programs, and activities.

Integral to the Fellowship is a residency at Headlands Center for the Arts. The residency includes housing, an 800-square-foot studio, five chef-prepared meals each week, and access to shared vehicles. Artists in Residence are encouraged to engage with other residents and participate in the dynamic creative community of the Center, and are asked to participate in the seasonal Open House where resident artists share their work with the visiting public. Fellows are expected to be in residence full-time at Headlands during the fellowship, August 31st to December 11th, 2020.

How to apply: Only electronic submissions will be accepted. The application fee is $25. USD.

Link to apply: https://sfaicalls.slideroom.com/#/login/program/51589

Preview Full Application

SFAI Website: http://www.sfai.edu/

About: Founded in 1871, the San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI), a nonprofit art institution, is a vital convening place for arts communities and an international leader in fine arts education. A small school with global impact—notable faculty and alumni include Richard Diebenkorn, Ansel Adams, Annie Leibovitz, Enrique Chagoya, Kathryn Bigelow, Peter Pau, Paul Kos, George Kuchar, Catherine Opie, Lance Acord, Barry McGee, and Kehinde Wiley—SFAI enrolls approximately 650 students in undergraduate and graduate programs, and offers a wide range of continuing education courses and public programs.

San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI), 800 Chestnut Street, San Francisco, CA 94133

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The Artery (CA), Call for California Ceramic Artists: California Clay Competition and Exhibition 2020

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The Artery (CA), Call for California Ceramic Artists: California Clay Competition and Exhibition 2020

Deadline: February 15th, 2020

The Artery, home of the Artists’ Cooperative of Davis, has sponsored the California Clay Competition since 1990 to give California ceramic artists an opportunity to exhibit their work during the California Conference for the Advancement of Ceramic Art established by Natsoulas Gallery. Going on for over 30 years, this has become the ultimate ceramic weekend in Davis for established & emerging artists, students, teachers, patrons & art lovers filled with lectures and demonstrations by contemporary ceramic artists. Other pop-up venues include numerous regional Universities and Colleges which exhibit the work of their ceramic students and instructors.

The CCACA headquarters is located a few blocks away from the Artery at the John Natsoulas Gallery. Along with the CCC show at the Artery, many area galleries will hold artists’ receptions for ceramics exhibits on the opening evening of Friday May 1st, 2020, including the Natsoulas Gallery’s “Thirty Ceramic Sculptors”.

Juror: Scott Parady got his MFA from Penn State University and currently is a ceramics professor at Sacramento State University in Sacramento, CA.

Eligibility & sales: The competition is open to all living California artists. Works accepted must be for sale, available for the duration of the exhibit, and made within the last two years. The Artery retains a 50% commission from all sales.

Medium: Clay must be the primary medium. Works may be functional or sculptural. Assembled works must fit through a standard doorframe and weigh no more than can easily be handled by two people. All artwork must be presented and ready for display. Wall pieces must include all mounting hardware; wire and/or cleats preferred.

Awards: Monetary and gift awards will be announced at the opening reception.

Exhibition dates:  May 1st – May 31st, 2020

Website link: http://www.theartery.net/ccc.html

2020 CCC Prospectus

2020 CCC Application

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Sublime/Transcendent: Frank LaPena

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 established. The work will span a wide range of ideas, processes, and media.

This week’s Sublime/Transcendent Artist is Frank LaPena

History of California Indians, 1990, 8 hand-colored lithographs, 28 x 19 in. (each panel)

Link

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Art & Pancakes, September 22nd, 2019

A bit o art news.

Most of Grenfell victim Khadija Saye’s work was lost in the tower block fire in 2017, but nine surviving prints will be sold in aid of education program in her honor. Link

A new study finds only 11% of all museum acquisitions over the past decade have been of work by women. Link

Case Studies: How Four Museums Are Taking Dramatic Measures to Admit More Women Artists Into the Art Historical Canon. Link

Visualizing the Numbers: See Infographics Tracing the Representation of Women Artists in Museums and the Market Link

‘It’s Not the Quality of the Art That Matters, It’s Discrimination’ Link

Female Artists Represent Just 2 Percent of the Market. Here’s Why—and How That Can Change. Link

A 17-year manhunt for a $50m art criminal. Link

Grayson Perry: ‘I wonder if the whole art market isn’t a money-laundering scheme’ Link

How Does an Art Fair Succeed? Link

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Rosalux Gallery (MN), National Call for Entries: 15th Annual OPEN DOOR Exhibition

Rosalux Gallery (MN), National Call for Entries: 15th Annual OPEN DOOR Exhibition

Deadline: October 30th, 2019, 11:59pm CST

Open Door is Rosalux Gallery’s annual open call exhibition which is on display for the month of December. Open Door is an exciting opportunity for outside artists to showcase their work in the gallery. Typically, this exhibition is reviewed and receives extensive press coverage from local media and is one of our best attended events of the year.  Open Door is open to all North American residents working in any 2D/ 3D media and video. Only works completed within the past two years are eligible for submission.

Juror: Todd Bockley, director and founder of the Bockley Gallery, which has been one of the most influential and sought after galleries in Minneapolis since it opened in 1984.

Rosalux is a cooperative art gallery that was founded in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 2002. The gallery is home to twenty artists whose work is well known both nationally and internationally, featured in various major collections, and who have individually received numerous prestigious awards and grant recognitions. The gallery is located in the Van Buren Building in the Northeast Minneapolis Arts District.  Open Door is an exciting opportunity for non-member artists to showcase their work in the gallery.  Typically, this exhibition is reviewed and receives extensive press coverage.

Entry fee.

Exhibition Dates: December 7th – 29th, 2019

Website link for more detailed information and to apply: https://www.rosaluxgallery.com/open-door

Rosalux Gallery, 1400 Van Buren Street NE #195, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Northwest Art Center at Minot State University (ND), Call for Entries, Americas 2020: Paperworks

Northwest Art Center at Minot State University (ND), Call for Entries, Americas 2020: Paperworks

Deadline: November 1st, 2019

Eligibility: Works in any medium, on or of paper, traditional or experimental, including photographs, qualify. All works must be original and not measure over 60 inches in any direction. Work must be ready to exhibit, completed within the last two years, and not previously exhibited in an Americas 2000 exhibition. It is preferred that two-dimensional work be framed and protected by clear acrylic glazing.

Awards: $1500 in Cash Awards: five Merit Awards and one Best of Show, plus Purchase Awards. Best of Show earns a 2021 solo exhibition and an invitation to the Best of the Best exhibit. Paper Award: 25 sheets of Awagami Editioning Papers from Awagami Factory, Tokushima, Japan, makers of traditional washi papers.

Entry Procedure: Entries will be judged from high resolution digital images. Files must be in jpg format, minimum of 300 ppi at approximately 8 x 10 inches. Name files as follows: A_titleofwork.jpg, B_titleofwork.jpg, etc. Abbreviate as needed on the file name, but use complete title on entry form. Submit images, non-refundable entry fee.

Juror: Christina Z. Anderson’s work focuses on the family snapshot, gender identity, the altered landscape, and the contemporary vanitas printed in a variety of 19th century photographic processes, primarily gum and casein bichromate, salted paper, cyanotype, platinum, and mordançage. Anderson’s work has shown internationally in 110+ shows and 40+ publications.

Website link:https://www.minotstateu.edu/nac/paperworks.shtml

Prospectus with detailed information and application form:Americas 2020: Paperworks Prospectus [pdf]

Minot State University is located in Minot, North Dakota

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The Wave Pool Art Space (OH), International Call for Applicants: Residency 2020, with stipend

The Wave Pool Art Space (OH), International Call for Applicants: Residency 2020, with stipend

Deadline: November 2nd, 2019

The Wave Pool Art Space Is Your Space Program awards sponsored residencies to local, national, and international artists interested in engaging Cincinnati with their artistic practice. Residencies of 2-6 weeks include flexible live/work studio space, a month long exhibition in our gallery (when appropriate), opportunities for artistic community engagement and programming, and a $1500 stipend for the project (which includes living/travel expenses). Residents become part of the dynamic artistic community of Cincinnati, Ohio and are asked to engage the community in at least one public workshop, program, or performance during their stay.

Successful proposals are projects that collaborate with the community, utilizing a social practice methodology that makes the place and the people who are here integral to the project. Projects are to be artist developed and in line with their work. The program emphasizes two-way engagement, offering exceptional arts experiences to Wave Pool’s local community as well as unique benefits and exhibition opportunities to the artists in residence.

For more information, submission guidelines, 2019 artists: https://www.wavepoolgallery.org/art-space-is-your-space

About: Wave Pool is a contemporary art fulfillment center where experimental art connects community and creates change. They are located in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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Sublime/Transcendent: Levi Bettwieser, The Rescued Film Project

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 established. The work will span a wide range of ideas, processes, and media.

This week’s Sublime/Transcendent Artist is Levi Bettwieser of The Rescued Film Project

https://www.rescuedfilm.com/rescued-latest

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Art & Pancakes, September 15th, 2019

A small stack of art news for your Sunday morning.

The Met Is Expanding Its Definition of American Culture by Hiring a Curator of Indigenous Art for Its Famed American Wing Link

Director Ari Aster packed his new horror film ‘Midsommar’ with references from art history. Link

Re: 5Pointz Appeal A property developer is making the case that graffiti art is not protected under the 1990 Visual Artists’ Rights Act as he tries to appeal an earlier court decision from the Second Circuit. Link

Maurizio Cattelan’s gold toilet stolen from Blenheim Palace, UK. Link

Hillary Clinton reads 62,000 pages of her infamous emails at the Venice Biennale. Link

How Chagall’s daughter smuggled his work out of nazi-occupied Europe. Link

Burglars in search of scrap metal damaged a massive Anselm Kiefer sculpture. Link

Sad news: Robert Frank, the godfather of snapshot photography and a pioneer of everyday realism, has died at age 94. Link

Robert Frank’s Legacy: Nine Photographers Reflect Link

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SlowArt Productions & Limner Gallery (NY), International Call for Artists: Emerging Artists 2020

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SlowArt Productions & Limner Gallery (NY), International Call for Artists: Emerging Artists 2020

Deadline: October 31st, 2019, midnight EST

SlowArt Productions presents Emerging Artists 2020, the 28th annual competition for exhibition and Artists of the Decade Award. Open to all artists working in any media. This event is devoted to the discovery, introduction and promotion of Emerging Artists. The exhibition will be held March 5th – 28th, 2020, at the Limner Gallery, NY.

Eligibility: The competition is open to all artists, national and international, working in all media. All forms of painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, graphics, digital and installation art, video, etc. are eligible. Entrants must be 18 years of age or older to apply. Wall mounted works must not be taller than 96″ no wider than 120″.  Sculptural work must fit through a standard height, 36″ wide entry door.

Exhibition and Terms: Winning artists will be featured in a group exhibition at the Limner Gallery, March 5th – 28th, 2020. All works in the show must be for sale. The gallery will take a 35% commission on all sales. Sale price is determined by the artist. The exhibition will also be displayed on the Limner Gallery web site and social media sites.

Publication Award: All artist entrants shall be considered for the SlowArt 2020 Artists of the Decade award. The award is for inclusion in a publication of a magazine format catalog of the best artists exhibiting at Limner Gallery from 2010 – 2019.

Entry fee

Website link, more information, and guidelines: http://www.slowart.com/prospectus/ea2019.htm

SlowArt Productions & Limner Gallery, 123 Warren St., Hudson, New York

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Carnation Contemporary (OR), National Call for Artists: Image Text Language

Carnation Contemporary (OR), National Call for Artists: Image Text Language

Deadline: September 30th, 2019, 11:59pm MST

Carnation Contemporary is accepting entries of visual art that make use of image and text, text as image, and concepts of language. Entries may use text in acute, subtle, or obtuse ways, and may be in any format (book, video, sculpture, drawing, print, painting, performance, etc.) Legibility of text is not a requirement, and priority will be given to works that expand the ways in which text/images are used and co-mingle in an artwork.

As part of this group exhibition there will be a library/reading room, which will exhibit self published, small print publications, artist books, and poetry books.

Curators: Katherine Spinella, a co-founding member of Carnation Contemporary, is interested in the complex intersections of image and text in visual art. Kristin Hough is a curator and co-founder of Outback Arthouse, based in Los Angeles. Both curators are practicing visual artists.

Eligibility: Open to all USA based artists.

Entry fee: $15 fee per applicant

For more information, floor plan, and link to apply: https://carnationcontemporary.com/Open-Call


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Sublime/Transcendent: DAKU

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 established. The work will span a wide range of ideas, processes, and media.

This week’s Sublime/Transcendent Artist is DAKU

Theory of Time, 2019, Street art installation

https://www.instagram.com/daku156/

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The Noyes Museum of Art of Stockton University (NJ), Call for Submissions, Juried Photography Exhibition: RAW 2020

The Noyes Museum of Art of Stockton University (NJ), Call for Submissions, Juried Photography Exhibition: RAW 2020

Deadline: October 1st, 2019

The Noyes Museum of Art of Stockton University presents RAW 2020, a juried photography competition in which the top images will be selected for an exhibition on view from January 10th to March 29th, 2020 in the Noyes Museum Galleries at The Noyes Arts Garage of Stockton University located at 2200 Fairmount Avenue in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Photographers are invited to consider the theme for this exhibition, “Sense of Place.” Cultural geographers, anthropologists, sociologists and urban planners study why certain places hold special meaning to particular people or animals. Places said to have a strong “sense of place” have a strong identity that is deeply felt by inhabitants and visitors.

Prizes: Group exhibition for selected work at Noyes Galleries at The Noyes Arts Garage of Stockton University
Juror’s Choice: $600.
Second Place: $350.
Third Place: $200.
Honorable Mention (2) $100.

Eligibility:
• Photographers over the age of 18 may apply
• Images in any photographic process (analog, digital, mixed media)
Images submitted must have been taken within the last 3 years

Juror: Lori Waselchuk is a visual storyteller whose photographs have appeared in print and online media worldwide. Her work is exhibited internationally and is part of many collections including the New Orleans Museum of Art, Portland Museum of Art and South African National Gallery. Waselchuk coordinates exhibitions and programs at the Philadelphia Photo Arts Center.

Prospectus link with full information

Website link: https://noyesmuseum.org/artist-opportunities


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Art & Pancakes, September 8th, 2019

Art news for your Sunday morning….enjoy!

What Do Galleries Owe Their Local Communities? Link

How ethical can museums afford to be? Five major UK art institutions are asked about funding challenges. Link

After her arrest, Nan Goldin decries the proposed Sackler settlement. Link

The Yoko Ono controversy: Government agencies cannot dictate museum programming. Link

Performance art-only fair in Brussels faces challenge of materiality: A Performance Affair introduces new protocol to specify what is on offer and its secondary market development. Link

At age 93, Betye Saar has concurrent solo shows this fall at two major museums — the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Link

Artificial intelligence is revealing secrets about how the Ghent Altarpiece was made—and damaged. Link

Phoenix project rises amid the wreckage of Brazil’s National Museum blaze. Link

Wildfires in Bolivia destroyed 3,500-year-old rock art. Link

Pace gallery adds Nina Katchadourian, as it prepares to add greater emphasis on live-events programming. Pace will share representation of Katchadourian with her longtime San Francisco gallery, Catharine Clark. Link

‘Western Museums Expanding Into China Is a Joke’: Ai Weiwei Decries Cultural Institutions for Their Silence on Hong Kong’s Fight for Democracy. Link

Ghost Ship trial: Max Harris walks out of jail after acquittal; Derick Almena remains jailed after mistrial in his case. Link

The Working Artist’s Guide Link

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University of Arizona, Center for Creative Photography, Call for Applicants: 2020 Research Fellowships

University of Arizona, Center for Creative Photography, Call for Applicants: 2020 Research Fellowships

Deadline:  January 15th, 2020

The Center for Creative Photography, the University of Arizona invites advanced scholars and researchers from any discipline to apply for any of their research fellowships for 2020. Pre-doctoral applicants must have completed coursework and preliminary examinations for the doctoral degree and be engaged in dissertation research. Up to $5,000 is awarded for each fellowship and selection is based on the quality of the proposed research and its relationship to the Center’s collections.

Selection is based on the quality of the proposed research and its relationship to the Center’s collections. Decisions will be announced by email on or before March 1st, 2020. Residencies must be scheduled with the Volkerding Study Center staff. Fellowship recipients and their research projects will be announced in the Center’s publicity.

2020 Fellowships:
Ansel Adams Research Fellowship: Awards up to $2,500 to promote new knowledge about photography and the history of photography.

Josef Breitenbach Research Fellowship: Awards up to $5,000 to support research into the art and career of Josef Breitenbach (1896-1984) and as his work and archive relates to other works and archives in the Center’s collections.

Harold Jones and Frances Murray Research Fellowship: Awards up to $2,500 to encourage research by curators, historians, social scientists, writers, arts, and critics, on photographers whose archives are at the Center.

Photographic Arts Council-Los Angeles (PAC-LA) Research Fellowship: Awards up to $2,500 to support research at the Center for Creative Photography in the history of photography.

Todd Walker Research Fellowship: Awards up to $3,500 to support research into the art and career of Todd Walker.

Adolf Fassbender Travel Fellowship Award: Awards up to $2500 for travel support research at the Center for Creative Photography in the history of photography.

Kenneth J. Botto Research Fellowship: Awards up to $2,500 to support research at the Center for Creative Photography by curators, writers, and researchers investigating the life and work of Kenneth J. Botto; photographers working to incorporate set-up, collage, or constructed imagery; or photographers whose work is a critical comment on political, social, and/or art historical issues in society.

For descriptions of the fellowships and the documents required for the application, please visit http://www.creativephotography.org/study-research/fellowships-internships

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City of Cambridge (MA), Request for Qualifications: Nineteenth Amendment Centennial Public Art Project

City of Cambridge (MA), Request for Qualifications: Nineteenth Amendment Centennial Public Art Project

Deadline: September 30th, 2019, 5:00pm EST

The right of the citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.

The City of Cambridge invites artists to submit qualifications for a $300,000 public art commission to commemorate the passage, in August 1920, of the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which granted women the right to vote and resulted in the largest one-time addition to the American electorate, yet also left most women of color without access to the ballot box. A successful project will acknowledge the amendment’s complex history, its ongoing work in the shaping of American democracy, and the role of Cambridge women in the women’s suffrage movement.

Cambridge Arts, the official arts agency for the city, is managing the artist selection process.

From the Request for Qualifications (RFQ), three or four finalists will be selected by the Art Jury and paid to develop concept proposals for a permanent installation based on criteria and guidelines established by the Committee and in consultation with city staff. All finalists’ proposals will be displayed for a period of public feedback. Final selection of one proposal will be made by a selection committee of stakeholders based on the finalists’ in-person presentations and interviews. The City will announce the selected proposal at a centennial celebration in August 2020, after which implementation of the selected proposal will begin

The City is seeking qualifications from artists with demonstrated public art experience. The $300,000 commission must cover all services from detailed design development through final installation/implementation, including but not limited to artist fee, travel, community meetings, research, engineering, fabrication, insurance, transportation, installation, and coordination with consultants and City staff.

For more detailed information, timeline, site description, and how to apply: Link

More information about the Nineteenth Amendment Centennial project can be found on the website: https://www.cambridgema.gov/Departments/citymanagersoffice/nineteenthamendmentcentennialcommittee

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