Guttenberg Arts (NJ), International Call for Applicants: Space and Time Artist Residency, Fall 2019 & Winter 2020, with stipend

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Guttenberg Arts (NJ), International Call for Applicants: Space and Time Artist Residency, Fall 2019 & Winter 2020, with stipend

Deadline: April 28th, 2019, 11:59pm EST

From their call: The Space and Time Artist Residency at Guttenberg Arts provides artists with a $1,200.00 USD stipend to cover material, travel, and housing in conjunction with 24/7 shared access to a 4,500 sq. ft. professionally equipped workspace for the visual arts including printmaking, dark room and ceramics facilities for three months in Guttenberg, New Jersey (just across the Hudson River). Artists will also be given a group show at the end of the residency, as well as studio visits from accomplished professionals from the art world. Each artist is required to give a free public artist lecture or workshop towards the close of their three month residency and spend a minimum of 15 hours a week in studio. We highly recommend a site visit to our building if you are unsure of your commute or have questions regarding our facilities. Artists are selected by a blind jury of arts professionals on the merits of their work. 

Guttenberg Arts is dedicated to promoting the visual arts by providing practicing artists with the space and time to develop their work while engaging with the public.  Guttenberg Arts aims to increase opportunities for supported artists by expanding their community through artistic collaborations and promotion to curators and collectors in the tri-state area.

Fall Residency is September 6th – December 6th, 2019
Winter Residency is January 6th – April 6th, 2020

Facilities:  Bulls Ferry Studios’ 4,500 square foot facility includes common areas for painting, drawing, and 2-D arts, as well as two etching presses (18” x 48” Craft Tool & 30” x 50” Charles Brand), two litho presses (24” x 36” Fuchs and Lang &  30×48″ Elephant), and silkscreen facilities for four-color fabric or paper printing and drying.  Bulls Ferry has a ventilated acid room for intaglio process and a silkscreen exposure unit for 24”x 36” screens with washout located in a light safe room.  Designated individual work tables, supply storage, and flat file drawers ring the light filled studio. 3-D facilities include an outdoor sculpture area and a dedicated ceramics studio equipped with pottery wheels, a slab roller, sculpture stands, and two electric barrel kilns (24”x 30” & 24” x 24”). Bulls Ferry Studios’ rotational exhibition space offers residents the opportunity to show completed works to patrons and visitors.  Bulls Ferry Studios is ADA accessible, climate controlled, and wi-fi equipped.

Link to apply: https://guttenbergarts.submittable.com/submit

Website link:   http://www.guttenbergarts.org/starprogram

About: Guttenberg Arts is dedicated to increasing opportunities for artists that encourage artistic evolution while creating cultural experiences for the community that promote creative thinking. Since 2014, we have promoted the visual arts through providing practicing artists with the space and time to develop their work, engage with the public, and expand their community. Located at Bulls Ferry Studios, 6903 Jackson Street, Guttenberg, New Jersey.

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A Studio in the Woods (LA), International Call for Applicants: Adaptations Residencies, with stipend

A Studio in the Woods (LA), International Call for Applicants: Adaptations Residencies, with stipend

Deadline: April 22nd, 2019

From their call: New Orleans and the region are frequently invoked as one of the areas most vulnerable to the effects of environmental change. Our highly manipulated landscape can be seen as a microcosm of the global environment, manifesting both the challenges and possibilities inherent in the ways humans interact with urban and natural ecosystems. With nearly half of the world’s population living within 40 miles of a coastline with rising seas, the concerns of Southern Louisiana resonate globally. Adaptations Residencies invite artists to examine how climate driven adaptations – large and small, historic and contemporary, cultural and scientific – shape our future. Adaptations Residencies will provide artists with time, space, scholarship and staff support to foster critical thinking and creation of new works. The call is open to artists of all disciplines who have demonstrated an established dialogue with environmental and culturally related issues and a commitment to seeking and plumbing new depths. We ask artists to describe in detail how the region will affect their work, to propose a public component to their residency and to suggest ways in which they will engage with the local community.

Residency dates: Residencies are 6 weeks and will take place between September 2019 and May 2020. Flexibility in your dates is appreciated as we try to accommodate everyone’s schedules.

Eligibility: Local, national, and international visual, musician/composing, performance, literary, new media, and interdisciplinary artists are eligible to apply. Both established and emerging artists may apply, but a rigorous work ethic and demonstrated commitment to public engagement are expected. Artists of color are encouraged to apply and we are particularly interested in receiving applications from indigenous artists. Students are not eligible. Collaborative teams of up to two artists can be in residence, please contact info@astudiointhewoods.org for instructions on how to apply as a collaborative team.

Support: Recipients will be provided $2500 as a stipend and $2000 towards materials. Artists will also have the opportunity to work with an external evaluator/ally. Depending on the needs of the project, we may be able to assist artists in accessing Tulane University faculty consultants or research collections. ASITW provides full room and board including food, utilities for living and studio space to selected residents. Residents are expected to cover personal living expenses, additional materials and supplies, and any other expenses relating to the cost of producing work incurred while in the program. Travel and shipping expenses to and from ASITW for the residency are also the responsibility of the artist.

Website link for more detailed information and guidelines: http://www.astudiointhewoods.org/apply-for-adaptations-living-with-change/

About: The mission of A Studio in the Woods is to protect and preserve the Mississippi River bottomland hardwood forest and to provide a tranquil haven where artists and scholars can reconnect with universal creative energy and work uninterrupted within this natural sanctuary.

A Studio in the Woods focuses on interrelated areas of programming including artists’ residencies, forest restoration, and science-inspired art education for children and adults. Our work is based on the proposition that Southern Louisiana can be seen as a microcosm of the global environment, manifesting both the challenges and possibilities inherent in human interaction with urban and natural ecosystems. We provide intimate residencies that connect artists to the local community through creative discourse centered on environmental and social challenges; protect and preserve the woods within which the Studio resides; and engage students of all ages and community members in our innovative arts and environmental initiatives.


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Visual AIDS (NY), International Call for Applicants: Curatorial Residency 2020, with honorarium

Visual AIDS (NY), International Call for Applicants: Curatorial Residency 2020, with honorarium

Deadline EXTENDED: April 22nd, 2019

From their call: Visual AIDS is looking for proposals that use art to examine the relationship between HIV and contemporary culture, contemplate the deep cultural history of AIDS, art and activism, and highlight the work of artists living with HIV. Previous exhibitions have explored themes such as HIV criminalization, everyday art practices, the intersection of nightlife and HIV/AIDS activism, love as activism, believing in the unknown, measuring the undetectable, and using text as image to contemplate mixed messages. Curators are strongly encouraged to consider the work of artists in Visual AIDS’ online Artist+ Registry.

For a full history of Visual AIDS exhibitions, click here.

Visual AIDS will provide up to a $15,000 exhibition budget, an exhibition venue in NYC, a $2000 honorarium per curator, and administrative support, along with connection to Visual AIDS artist members and information about HIV/AIDS and related contemporary issues. Curators need not be based in New York, however they will need to be easily accessible. Organizing, planning and installation are expected to be “hands-on.”

Proposals should be a 1-2 page description of the exhibition that includes a list of possible artists; a working timeline for the exhibition to open summer 2020; a budget up to $15,000 for exhibition costs, shipping and/or art production; and a C.V.

Email proposals to proposals@visualAIDS.org with email subject line “Curatorial Proposal 2019: [Name of Applicant(s)]” or mail packet to Visual AIDS, 526 West 26th Street, #510, New York, NY 10001.

Successful proposals will illustrate an eye for detail, and an ability to communicate and understand workload management. Curators are expected to be involved in all aspects of exhibition planning, including contacting artists, organizing artwork shipment, installation and deinstallation, and coordinating the publication. Previous experience curating exhibitions is a plus but not mandatory. A successful proposal will engage contemporary artists and art in innovative ways, while ensuring underrepresented issues and communities are involved. Ideas for related programming are welcomed but not mandatory.

Writers, artists, community leaders and other cultural workers who can demonstrate an ability to curate an exhibition are welcome to apply. We are open to accepting applications from individuals as well as teams and pairs.

Website link and more detailed information: https://visualaids.org/blog/exhibition-cfp-2019

About: Visual AIDS is the only contemporary arts organization fully committed to HIV prevention and AIDS awareness through producing and presenting visual art projects, while assisting artists living with HIV/AIDS. We are committed to preserving and honoring the work of artists with HIV/AIDS and the artistic contributions of the AIDS movement. We embrace diversity and difference in our staff, leadership, artists and audiences.

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San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles (CA), Open Call for California Artists: Maker Space Artist in Residence Program 2020

San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles (CA), Open Call for California Artists: Maker Space Artist in Residence Program 2020

Deadline: Ongoing

The San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles offers an exciting Artist in Residence program. Artists will have the opportunity to engage with museum visitors while gaining exposure to new audiences. The Maker Space serves as a semi-private artist in residence workspace and incubator for creativity and dialogue between the artist(s) and the community.

Duration of Residency: 3 months
Available spots: 4 per year

Dates: January through March 20th, 2020
April through June 20th, 2020
July through September 20th, 2020
October through December 20th, 2020

Who may apply:

  • Emerging and established artists that incorporate fiber/textiles in their work
  • Artists with a BFA, MFA or who show extensive experience in their field of expertise
  • Artists who are comfortable engaging and working with the public
  • Artists who are self-guided
  • Artists who incorporate performance, community engagement or social practice are encouraged to apply.

Objective: The artist in residence will lead a series of activities that will be open to the community and museum visitors. The majority of the activities will be facilitated by the AIR(s) in the Maker Space, located behind the main galleries. The activities may include scheduled demonstrations of a set skill, lectures or hands-on/participatory activity for visitors

Website link for more details, PDF of call, and application: https://www.sjquiltmuseum.org/artist-residency/

About: The mission of the San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles is to promote and celebrate the art, creators, craft, and history of quilts and textiles. The Museum is the nexus for fiber artists, art lovers, collectors, quilters, and crafters who share a passion for fiber art and a deep commitment to its preservation and evolution.

San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles, 520 S. First Street, San Jose, CA 95113

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Remarque/New Grounds Print Workshop (NM), International Call for Entries, Unexpected Narratives: Explorations in Photography and Printmaking

Remarque/New Grounds Print Workshop (NM), International Call for Entries, Unexpected Narratives: Explorations in Photography and Printmaking

Deadline: May 27th, 2019, midnight MST

Remarque/New Grounds Print Workshop & Gallery invites printmakers and photographers from around the world to submit work for our exhibition, “Unexpected Narratives: Explorations in Photography and Printmaking” to be held at Remarque Print Workshop and Gallery from July 12th – August 31st, 2019.

“Unexpected Narratives” is a call for hand-printed photographic imagery using “alternative processes”, such as: photogravure, photopolymer intaglio, cyanotype, gum bichromate, carbon, salt, lumen, anthotype, gumoil, etc; basically, any alternative to straight digital printing. The theme of “Unexpected Narratives” can be widely interpreted…literally, figuratively, expressively, psychologically, visually, etc.

If you have any questions about the suitability of your process, please do not hesitate to contact us at director@remarqueprintshop.com.

Artwork submissions

  • Each artist should submit 3 to 4 images.
  • Maximum Paper size: 16 x 20” or 20 x 16”

Presentation: All selected works will be archivally framed and displayed in the Remarque Gallery. There is no cost to the artists beyond shipping selected prints.

Entry fee: Non-refundable $30 USD
This fee covers administration, publicity and exhibition costs.

For more detailed information and link to apply via CaFE: https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=6577

Website link: http://www.remarqueprintshop.com/

About: Remarque/New Grounds Print Workshop, located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is one of the first completely non-toxic printmaking facilities in the country. Our award-winning studio offers access to printmaking equipment and year-round classes in a great range of techniques. Our 3000 + square foot facility is comprised of two workshop spaces with 6 Takach presses, a classroom, and two gallery spaces in which we feature work by artists from our workshop as well as selected artists from around the world.

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International Open Call for Entries: Awagami International Miniature Print Exhibition ’19 (JP)

International Open Call for Entries: Awagami International Miniature Print Exhibition ’19 (JP)

Deadline: July 31st, 2019

From their call: Awagami International Miniature Print Exhibition (AIMPE) 2013 was held to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Awagami’s Hall of Awa Japanese Handmade Paper.

In 2019, we mark the 30th anniversary of Awagami’s ‘Hall of Awa Japanese Paper Museum’ by hosting AIMPE 2019.

Both Japanese and International artists are all invited to enter prints to AIMPE ‘19. Prizewinning works will be awarded as a result of skilled multi-level jurying. These prints shall be notably exhibited in Awagami’s Hall of Awa Japanese Handmade Paper Museum.

The purpose of this exhibition is to introduce ‘washi’; Japan’s traditional handmade paper (and cultural treasure) to international printmakers. In so doing, we are pleased to provide an opportunity for artists to exhibit their prints and to promote expressionistic fine art printmaking.

This year, award-winning works will be displayed within Awagami’s Hall of Awa Japanese Handmade Paper Museum. All other prints will be displayed in Awagami’s spacious post-industrial gallery “Inbe Art Space”. Award-winning prints from prior years will be displayed at satellite venues in Japan. Additionally, an exhibition of commissioned works by printmakers hailing from both Japan and the US entitled “Awagami and Print Expression” will be held concurrently at Inbe Art Space

All artists are invited to submit works to the AIMPE exhibition and we look forward to receiving a great number of wonderful miniprints. During the AIMPE exhibition, printmaking specialists and selected artists will conduct workshops and print-related symposiums at the exhibition sites.

Awards:

  • Grand Prize of ¥300,000
  • Runner-up Prize of ¥100,000
  • 5 Excellence Prizes of ¥50,000 
  • 3 Awagami Factory Prizes of ¥30,000 yen (for best digital prints)
  • 1 Yoshinogawa City Mayoral Prize of ¥30,000
  • 1 Minoru Fujimori Prize of ¥30,000 (for best woodblock print)
  • Several Jury Prizes of ¥10,000
  • Several Material Award Prizes

Note: The first 500 artists registered by May 31st will receive a free sample pack of Awagami washi papers suitable for printmaking.

Website link: http://miniprint.awagami.jp/index.html

About: Awagami Factory is located in Tokushima prefecture, Japan. They have been crafting traditional Japanese washi paper for artists for 300 years. Family owned and run for 8 generations.

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International Call for Proposals: Project Anywhere 2019 Global Exhibition Program

International Call for Proposals: Project Anywhere 2019 Global Exhibition Program

Proposal guidelines deadline: September 1st, 2019

From their call: Project Anywhere is a global blind peer reviewed exhibition program dedicated to art and artistic research at the outermost limits of location-specificity. Although descriptions and images of hosted projects are featured on a dedicated website, Project Anywhere is neither an online exhibition nor a journal.It is instead a vehicle for illuminating artistic projects located outside traditional exhibition circuits. It is perhaps best imagined as an exhibition comprising the entire globe in which the role of curator is replaced with a blind evaluation system.

All proposals submitted to Project Anywhere are comprehensively reviewed by 4 artist academics of international standing. Re-submitted “provisionally accepted” proposals are then reviewed by our International Editorial Committee.

Project Anywhere’s evaluation criteria stress that all proposals must make a clear and compelling case for a proposed project’s capacity to contribute to knowledge in an identified field of creative practice. Accordingly, it is expected that proposals identify related artistic precedents and relevant literature. Projects can be highly speculative or discursive in nature and can extend or contradict existing methodologies.

Your proposal should include the following:
1.) Title of proposed project
2.) Location(s), date(s) and duration (if known) for proposed project. This information can be updated later.
3.) A detailed project proposal clearly stating the project’s potential for creating new knowledge (please refer to our evaluation criteria)
4.) Images, audio/visual materials and (non-attributable) links can be included where appropriate

NB: To be eligible for blind peer evaluation, it is imperative that all name and contact details are removed from the proposal document (and all accompanying materials). Contact details should be included in the body of the email only.

At the cessation of Project Anywhere’s annual Global Exhibition Program, all hosted projects are eligible to present at our biennial conference Anywhere and Elsewhere at Parsons Fine Art in New York City. This biennial conference event features presentations from artists that have successfully navigated blind peer evaluation through Project Anywhere, together with a series of invited presentations from artists, scholars, curators and writers actively engaged with art and artistic research at the outermost limits of location specificity. Following the biennial conference, all presenters are invited to contribute to our innovative biennial publication Anywhere. This publication features contributions ranging from scholarly texts to photo essays to annotated diagrams and graphic illustrations (or indeed any page-based representation of projects typically located elsewhere in space and time). Considered together, Project AnywhereAnywhere and Elsewhere and Anywhere reveal distinctive reflective moments in the process from conception through production to dissemination in artistic research beyond traditional exhibition circuits.

Project Anywhere accepts proposals from artists and researchers working anywhere in the world and is designed to suit artists seeking independent peer-validation and international dissemination for artistic research. Project Anywhere does not provide funding nor expect exclusivity. It also welcomes collaborative or curatorial projects or projects hosted by other institutions.

Please send proposals (as an “unattributed” attachment) to projectanywhere@gmail.com

Website link: http://www.projectanywhere.net/about/

Proposal Guidelines: http://www.projectanywhere.net/proposals/

Evaluation Criteria: http://www.projectanywhere.net/peer-review/

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Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts (NE), Call for Applicants: 2020 Residency for Writers, Visual Artists, Interdisciplinary Artists, and Music Composers–with stipend

Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts (NE), Call for Applicants: 2020 Residency for Writers, Visual Artists, Interdisciplinary Artists, and Music Composers–with stipend

Next Deadline: September 1st, 2019

The Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts awards up to seventy juried residencies per year to established and emerging visual artists, writers, composers, and interdisciplinary artists from across the country and around the world. Residencies are available for 2 to 8 weeks stays. Each resident receives a $100 stipend per week, free housing, and a private studio.
All residents are selected by a discipline-specific panel of professionals with decisions based on the quality of the proposal and the support materials submitted. Nebraska artists and those transitioning from graduate school receive special consideration by the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center. Each year, some residencies are reserved for these artists. A non-refundable application fee of $35 applies.

All residents are selected by a discipline-specific panel of professionals with decisions based on the quality of work samples and statements submitted.

2020 Session: January 6th – June 19th, 2020

For more detailed information and link to apply: https://www.khncenterforthearts.org/residency/how-apply

Application guidelines for Composers/Musicians: Link

Application guidelines for Interdisciplinary Artists: Link

Application guidelines for Writers and Poets: Link

Application guidelines for Visual Artists: Link

About: The Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts is an ideal setting for working artists looking for a respite to concentrate on their work. Although originally built in 1969 as a luxury communal home for three prominent couples, the KHN Center has become a renowned artist residency program located in southeastern Nebraska.

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Photo Place Gallery (VT), International Call for Submissions: Intentions

Photo Place Gallery (VT), International Call for Submissions: Intentions

Deadline: April 29th, 2019

From their call: Humans create spaces to serve many purposes: to make us feel safe, comforted, fearful, humbled, awestruck, or inspired. The space may be a cozy reading nook in the corner, the inspirational size of a vast public building, the cold impersonality of an examination room, or a space that exists only in your imagination. We respond in some emotional way to all of them. For this exhibition, we seek images of spaces that evoke an emotional response. All capture methods and processes are welcome.

Juror: Laura Moya is Director of Photolucida, based in Portland, Oregon. She organizes Photolucida’s biennial Portfolio Reviews event, as well as Portland Photo Month. She has juried for Lensculture’s Art Photography Awards, Critical Mass, Blue Sky Gallery’s Northwest Drawers, Newspace Center for Photography, Photo District News, United Photo Industries, PhotoPlace Gallery, and the John Chervinsky Scholarship award.

Ms. Moya will select approximately 35 images for the Gallery Exhibition, and 35 for our Online Gallery. The recipients of the Juror’s Award and the Director’s Award will each be entitled to a personal portfolio review by Ms. Moya.

All 70 selected images will be reproduced in the exhibition print catalog and remain permanently on their website, with links to photographer’s URL. Gallery exhibition dates are June 20th to July 13th, 2019.

Submission fee: $39 for up to 5 images, $6 each additional image.

For more information and link to apply: https://photoplacegallery.com/online-juried-shows/intentional-spaces/

About: PhotoPlace Gallery’s mission is to support contemporary fine art photography as a means of creative expression and cultural insight. PhotoPlace Gallery sponsors exhibition opportunities through international juried exhibits in Middlebury, Vermont, through their published exhibition catalogs, and on their website.

To help defray artists’ expenses, they provide free matting and framing of accepted photographs for the duration of their exhibitions, providing they are sized to fit their pre-cut mats. By offering this service, they are able to support the goals of a greater number of photographers.


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Sublime/Transcendent: Nancy Holt

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 Nancy Holt

Views Through a Sand Dune, 1971

http://nancyholt.com/holt.html

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Mighty Tieton (WA), International Call for Entries: The 10th Annual 10x10x10xTieton

Mighty Tieton (WA), International Call for Entries: The 10th Annual 10x10x10xTieton

Deadline: June 14th, 2019, 11:59pm PST

The 10th annual 10x10x10xTieton is now open! This international small works exhibition invites artists to submit works 10 inches by 10 inches by 10 inches or smaller, no media restrictions. All accepted works, to be featured in the exhibition at the Mighty Tieton Warehouse beginning August 10, are published in a fully illustrated, hand bound exhibition catalogue made right here at Paper Hammer Studio! Each accepted artist receives one free copy.

Eligibility: Everyone! No geographic limits. All entries must be of original design and personal execution.

Media: All media welcome. Works must be original and made within the previous three years.

Submission Fees: $30 for first two submissions. $10 for each additional artwork. Minimum two submissions required. Submit only one JPEG per artwork.

Jurors: Beth Sellars has served as a curator in the Pacific Northwest for 42 continuous years, most recently as co-founder/curator of Suyama Space for 19 years. Previously, she served as curator of the City of Seattle’s Portable Art Collection, the Washington State Museum in Spokane, the University of Idaho’s University Gallery, the College of Idaho’s Blatchley Gallery, and the Boise Art Museum.

Christina Orr-Cahall has been engaged in curatorial and leadership positions in museums throughout her career. Most recently she was the CEO of the Experience Music Project (MoPOP). She was Executive Director of the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach, Florida (1990-2009), CEO of the Corcoran Gallery and College of Art (1988-1990) and Chief Curator of The Oakland Museum (1981-1988). C

Mighty Tieton website link: https://www.mightytieton.com/events/2019/3/11/10x10x10xtietoncallforentries

Link to entry via CaFÉ: https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=6068

Mighty Tieton is located in Tieton, Washington.

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ARC Gallery and Educational Foundation (IL), International Open Call for Artists, Frayed: Fiber Beyond Craft

ARC Gallery and Educational Foundation (IL), International Open Call for Artists, Frayed: Fiber Beyond Craft

Deadline: May 11th, 2019, 11:59pm CST

From their call: Fiber works — from embroidery, stitching and sewing, to weaving and felting— have, throughout history, been relegated to the genre of craft and to ‘women’s work.’ Since the late sixties and early seventies, however, the women’s movement has broken through that pigeonhole, as many talented artists turned to Fiber as a form of expression that extended way beyond Craft. As ARC calls for work that uses Fiber as a seminal aspect of expression, we look to further “fray” the boundaries of this evocative medium.

With arms open, we welcome artists of all gender orientations to apply to the juried show entitled “FRAYED: Fiber Beyond Craft”

Media & Eligibility: Original works created within the last 5 years. All mediums and materials will be considered in addition to video and performance based arts. No projections or media installations will be accepted for this show due to space limitations. Open to all artists, national and international.

Juror: Jade Yumang’s work primarily focuses on the concept of queer form through sculptural abstraction, installation, and performance. He received his MFA at Parsons School of Design with Departmental Honors (2012) and his BFA Honors in University of British Columbia as the top graduate (2008). He is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Fiber and Material Studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Entry fee: $40 for one to three images. $10 for each additional image (lower charge for students) If paying by check, it must be received prior to jurying.

Website link for more detailed information and to apply: https://arcgallery.wufoo.com/forms/frayed-fiber-beyond-craft-at-arc-gallery-chicago/

Website: http://www.arcgallery.org/news-events/

About: ARC Gallery and Educational Foundation is a non-profit, woman-run cooperative gallery dedicated to providing alternative space exhibition opportunities for innovative artists outside the commercial gallery system. Since 1973, ARC has given exposure and support to both men and women artists, providing an atmosphere for the continued development of artistic potential and experimentation. ARC Gallery is located in Chicago, Illinois.

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Art & Pancakes, April 14th, 2019

A short list of art news for your Sunday morning. Enjoy!

Frida Kahlo’s Garden Is Still Thriving—Six Decades after Her Death Link

Audience Engagement is NOT Community Engagement Link

Artist Hito Steyerl has joined a chorus of art world voices campaigning for art institutions to cut ties to the opioid-producing Sackler family Link

The Gray Market: Why the Sackler Philanthropy ‘Halt’ Could Mean Even Bigger Changes for Museum Funding (and Other Insights) Link

A Unanimous Vote—and Hollywood Star appearances —Pushes LACMA’s Controversial Building Plans Forward Link

In Milan, Feminists Protest a Public Sculpture that Supposedly Stands for Women’s Empowerment Link

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Call for International Applicants: Akademie Schloss Solitude Artist Fellowships (DE)

Call for International Applicants: Akademie Schloss Solitude Artist Fellowships (DE)

Deadline: April 30th, 2019

Akademie Schloss Solitude is happy to announce its 17th call for applications for its international and interdisciplinary artist-in-residence-program. International artists working in all disciplines are welcome to apply for this fellowship to further the development of projects. The program provides support through accomodation, meals, a €1,200 monthly stipend.

More than 1,400 artists from more than 120 countries have developed and advanced projects at the Akademie since its opening in 1990, creating a close-knit, global network of Solitude alumni that expands from year to year. It is essential for the self-conception of Akademie Schloss Solitude that fellows of all spheres of practice are enabled to work and research free of daily pressures and presentation deadlines. Besides the realization of numerous public events, the online platform Schlosspost allows international visibility of fellows and their projects.

International artists and scientists are invited to apply from the following spheres of practice: VISUAL (visual arts and media), AURAL & PHYSICAL (music and performing arts), DIGITAL (digital art, gaming, digital journalism, digital publishing), SPATIAL (architecture and design), TEXTUAL (literature and language), SOCIETAL (education, ​mediation, theory), SCIENTIFIC (humanities, social, natural and economic sciences.)

For the first time in its 30-year history, Akademie Schloss Solitude is expanding its profile with the addition of a thematic call. In cooperation with KfW Stiftung, Akademie Schloss Solitude is launching the new program with the specific content-related focus »Mutations«. To foster transdisciplinary and transcultural dialogue between the arts, sciences and society, young professionals from all fields are invited to engage in this topic in a focused group conversation. The 9-month program aims to encourage critical reflection and artistic production as well as encounters across disciplines.

The fellowship includes the following benefits:

  • A free, furnished living/working studio including electricity, water and heating,
  • A monthly fellowship grant of € 1,200,
  • Travel expenses for arrival and departure (on a one-time basis).

The Akademie also offers optional additional benefits which are adjustable in accordance with the current budget situation:

  • Transport expenses subsidy for the carriage of materials, tools, instruments and books to Stuttgart and from Stuttgart to the fellow’s home town,
  • Project funding and one-off materials subsidy,
  • Health insurance in the case of non-EU fellowship candidates.

Website link for more information: http://www.akademie-solitude.de/en/call-for-applications-fellowship-program-20202021~no3969/

About: Akademie Schloss Solitude is an international Artist-in-Residence Program and has supported approximately 1,400 young artists from more than 120 countries since opening its doors in 1990. It creates a close-knit, global and transdisciplinary network of Solitude alumni that expands from year to year. The name Akademie Schloss Solitude unites the belief in artistic, scientific exchange with the notion of a refuge, a credo which underlays the construction of the Schloss Solitude from the very beginning. Residencies at Akademie Schloss Solitude enable fellows to devote themselves to their research projects under favorable material and intellectual conditions.

The Akademie Schloss Solitude is financially supported by the German province of Baden-Württemberg. They are located in Stuttgart, Germany.

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Red Lodge Clay Center (MT), National Call for Entries: Juried National V

Red Lodge Clay Center (MT), National Call for Entries: Juried National V

Deadline: May 1st, 2019

Red Lodge Clay Center’s biennial Juried National V extends our mission by showcasing current relevant and diverse practices in the field of ceramics. This exhibition provides a spotlight on the breadth of work currently being made that utilizes clay as a featured material. It is our hope that the Juried National will bridge emergent and established makers, and will include some of the best utilitarian, sculptural, traditional and/or experimental work being created today.

Juror: Mike Helke is an assistant professor of art/ceramics at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. He received his MFA from the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, NY.

Exhibition Dates: September 6th – 29th, 2019

  • ELIGIBILITY Open to all US ceramic artists, 18 years and older.
  • All ceramic artwork submissions (pottery, sculpture, and/or small installation work) must be under 18 inches in any direction and less than 50 pounds.
  • Artwork must be created with at least 50% clay.
  • Work must have been created within the last two years.
  • Work must be for sale
  • Application fee $35

Merit Awards

  • Juror’s Choice Award: $1000
  • Director’s Choice Award: $500
  • Gallery Curator’s Choice Award: $300

Website link to apply and more information: https://redlodgeclaycenter.slideroom.com/#/login/program/47438

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CERF+, National Call for Applicants: Artists “Get Ready” Grants

CERF+, National Call for Applicants: Artists “Get Ready” Grants

Deadline: May 15th, 2019

CERF+’s Get Ready Grants award up to $500 to individual artists working in craft disciplines to conduct activities that will help safeguard their studios, protect their careers and prepare for emergencies. Artists are encouraged to use the Risk Assessment activity to generate ideas and review recommended activities in the Get Ready and Studio Safety sections of their website.

To be eligible for a “Get Ready” Grant, applicants must:

  • Be a practicing artist with an ongoing history of producing a body of work in a craft discipline or disciplines. Craft is the creation of original objects through the skillful manipulation of materials. These materials were traditionally considered to be clay, fiber, metal, wood, or glass. However, today’s artist working in a craft discipline may also employ concrete, plastic, synthetic fibers, recycled materials and other non-traditional materials. Craft objects may be functional or nonfunctional, but both types derive part of their meaning from their association with traditional functional forms such as chairs, vessels, garments or implements, and/or their association with cultural tradition. Qualities that contribute to the success of a craft object include the skill of the maker, the use of the material, the refinement of the design, the originality of expression, its cultural significance – or all of these.
  • Be a legal U.S. resident.
  • Have not previously received a Get Ready Grant.

Website link for more information and eligibility: https://cerfplus.org/get-ready/get-ready-grants/

About: CERF+ was started by artists for artists in the craft community as a grassroots mutual aid effort in 1985 and has since emerged as the leading nonprofit organization that uniquely focuses on safeguarding artists’ livelihoods nationwide. CERF+ serves artists who work in craft disciplines by providing a safety net to support strong and sustainable careers. Our core services are education programs, advocacy, network building and emergency relief. CERF+ is readiness, relief resilience for studio artists, ensuring that they are as protected as the work they create. CERF+ is a 501(c)(3) public charity.

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VisArts (MD), International Call for New Media, Film and Video Art: Frame & Frequency

VisArts (MD), International Call for New Media, Film and Video Art: Frame & Frequency

Deadline to apply: June 7th, 2019

From their call: Frame & Frequency is an ongoing International Video Art Screening Series presented by VisArts that highlights artists whose new media, experimental film, and video works explore contemporary visual culture, and presents an intimate panorama of the variety and breadth of video art in artistic practice today.

Video, sound art (up to 8 channels), film, and new media work will be accepted: experimental, documentary, animation, narrative, non-narrative, multimedia, virtual reality, augmented reality, net art, interactive media, etc.

Video/Sound Art: You may submit up to 3 works. Videos must be in .mp4 file format. Maximum length of 15 minutes. Sound Art files can be either.mp3 or .wav format. Upload files below through our online platform or provide Vimeo links for video previews. $5 application fee

All foreign language moving image artworks must have English subtitles.

To apply and for more detailed information: https://www.visartscenter.org/frame-frequency/

About: VisArts is an independent non-profit art center located in the heart of Rockville Town Square, a thriving gathering place for the local community. VisArts presents exhibitions of contemporary emerging and established artists in four galleries, an Emerging Curator Program, a Studio Artist Program, and an Art Education Program making it an active and important presence in the greater metropolitan arts community. Rockville offers easy access to public transit to Washington, D.C. via the Red Line Metro, an excellent bus system, bike trails, and parking.

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International Call for Applicants: The Hopper Prize, Spring 2019

International Call for Applicants: The Hopper Prize, Spring 2019

Deadline: May 21st, 2019

From their call:  The Hopper Prize is offering multiple individual artist grants totaling $5,000.00 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 Spring 2019:
-Leilani Lynch, Curator, The Bass Museum of Art Miami Beach
-Rachel Adams, Chief Curator & Director of Programs, Bemis Center for 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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MacDowell Colony (NH), International Call for Applicants: Residencies 2019 – 2020

MacDowell Colony (NH), International Call for Applicants: Residencies 2019 – 2020

Application Periods and Deadlines:

Fall 2019 Residency
Residency Dates: October 1st, 2019 – January 31st, 2020
Deadline: April 15th, 2019

Winter/Spring 2020
Residencies: February 1st – May 31st, 2020
Deadline: Sept. 15th, 2019

Summer 2020 Residency
Residency Dates: June 1st – Sept 30th, 2020
Deadline: January 15th, 2020

The MacDowell Colony provides time, space, and an inspiring environment to artists of exceptional talent. A MacDowell Fellowship, or residency, consists of exclusive use of a studio, accommodations, and three prepared meals a day for up to eight weeks. There are no residency fees. MacDowell Fellows are selected by our admissions panels, which are comprised of a revolving group of distinguished professionals in each artistic discipline who serve anonymously for three years.

Eligibility: The Colony accepts applications from artists working in the following disciplines: Architecture, film/video arts, interdisciplinary arts, literature, music composition, theatre, and visual arts. The sole criterion for acceptance is artistic excellence, which the Colony defines in a pluralistic and inclusive way. MacDowell encourages applications from artists representing the widest possible range of perspectives and demographics, and welcomes artists engaging in the broadest spectrum of artistic practice and investigating an unlimited array of inquiries and concerns. To that end, emerging as well as established artists are invited to apply. Applicants who are in a degree program as of the date of application are ineligible for a residency and therefore cannot apply. Doctoral candidates who have finished all coursework may apply.

MacDowell is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons regardless of race, sex, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, physical ability or disability. The Colony offers barrier-free access in its main buildings and some studios. There are no medical facilities or medical personnel on site. MacDowell is situated in a rural area with limited access to medical care facilities. We strongly suggest that applicants with special medical needs contact the Resident Director before applying.

Application Periods and Deadlines: Artists may apply only once every 24 months. MacDowell will only accept applications for the next deadline. Please refer to the applications dates for application time periods.

Website link for more information and link to apply:https://www.macdowellcolony.org/application-guidelines

FAQ: https://www.macdowellcolony.org/faqs

The MacDowell Colony is located in the Monadnock region of New Hampshire, where a striking natural environment and robust cultural scene combine to provide a wealth of options for residents and visitors alike.

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Triple Canopy (NY), Call for Artists, Writers, Designers, and Arts Administrators: Publication Intensive

Triple Canopy (NY), Call for Artists, Writers, Designers, and Arts Administrators: Publication Intensive

Deadline: April 28th, 2019, 11:59pm EST

Artists, writers, designers, and arts administrators are welcome to apply to this free two-week program in the history and contemporary practice of publication. The program will take place at Triple Canopy’s venue in Manhattan (NYC), and will include visits to studios of artists and designers, publishers, archives, and cultural institutions.

We invite applications from recent college graduates, graduate students, and those with comparable experience; we discourage applications from those with much more experience. Prospective participants might have backgrounds in areas such as writing, art, literature, art history, technology, and design.

Tuition is free, though participants must arrange and pay for their travel and accommodation. All reading and viewing materials will be provided free of cost.

Publication Intensive dates: June 3rd -14th, 2019

For more detailed information and how to apply:https://www.canopycanopycanopy.com/contents/announcing-our-publication-intensive-june-314-2019


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Sublime/Transcendent: JR

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 JR

The Secret of the Great Pyramid, Louvre’s 30th anniversary, 2019, collage, paper

https://www.jr-art.net

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National Call for Submissions: 2019 Miami University Young Sculptors Competition (FL)

National Call for Submissions: 2019 Miami University Young Sculptors Competition (FL)

Deadline (postmark): June 20th, 2019

Year 2019: Non-Representational Sculpture only

Open to young Sculptors, U.S. residents, ages 25 – 35 as of competition entry are invited to participate in a biennial juried competition for the 2019 $10, 000 William and Dorothy Yeck Award. Entrants should have achieved a significant degree of success as an emerging artist of noteworthy talent. The winner will become part of the Miami University Young Sculptors of the Twenty-First Century Collection.

Juror: Don Desmett was Founding Director of Exhibitions for the Richmond Center for Visual Arts at Western Michigan University (2006-2016). From 2000 to 2004 Desmett was Director of Collections and Exhibitions at The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts (again as Interim Curator from 2018/19). He also served as Director and Curator of The Tyler Galleries at the Tyler School of Art, Temple University in Philadelphia (1990-98).

Awards: $10,000 William and Dorothy Yeck Purchase Award
$2,500 Second Place
$2,000 Third Place

Website link for more detailed information: http://miamioh.edu/cca/academics/departments/art/galleries/hiestand-galleries/yeck-competitions/young-sculptors/index.html

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Art & Pancakes, April 7th, 2019

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Art news cakes for your Sunday morning. Enjoy!

In declining the Whitney Biennial, Chicago artist Michael Rakowitz offers the ultimate form of art criticism. How do we hold corporatized institutions accountable for the decisions they make? Link

“The Institution Should Not Be Safe As Long As We Are Not Safe”: A Third Week of Protests at the Whitney Link

Banksy’s 13-foot-long painting reemerged just in time to skewer British MPs over their repeatedly failed Brexit negotiations. Link

Why do Brazilian women artists set higher auction records than their male counterparts? Link

Paris’s Louvre museum: eight centuries of history. Link

LACMA, the Incredible Shrinking Museum: A critic’s lament. Link

What happens when art and music worlds collide in a way that offers freedom from the restrictive rules of both? Link

Street Artist JR Sends Off His Friend, Agnès Varda, in Style Link

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Port Angeles Fine Arts Center (WA), National Call for Artists: The Power of Small Things

Port Angeles Fine Arts Center (WA), National Call for Artists: The Power of Small Things

Deadline: May 31st, 2019, midnight PST

The Port Angeles Fine Arts Center invites artists to apply for a national juried art exhibition featuring small works exploring the impact of small things – from unexpected ripple effects, to discovering profound beauty in small moments, to embracing small changes that lead to a better world.

Selected works will be exhibited from August 17th – September 29th, 2019, in the historic Webster House gallery in Port Angeles, Washington State.

Guidelines & Requirements:

-This exhibition is open to all artists living in the United States.
-Two- and three- dimensional artworks in any medium will be considered. -The maximum size (including frames) is 10 x 10 x 10”.
-The jury panel reserves the right to disqualify any work not suitably presented, or any work appearing not to correspond to the entry image.
-Artists may enter up to three completed works. All works entered must have been created in the last two years, and may not have been previously exhibited at the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center.
-Artists are responsible for timely shipping or hand delivery of artworks to ensure arrival on or before Friday, August 9, 2019.
-The Port Angeles Fine Arts Center reserves the right to photograph and video any submitted work for documentary, educational and publicity purposes.

Receipt of the completed application form constitutes your agreement with all conditions established in the prospectus.
The PAFAC provides insurance while works are on-site at the Center.
The PAFAC retains a 40% commission on all sales.

Nonrefundable Entry Fee: $10, up to 3 entries.

Jurors:
Jan Dove, MFA, Printmaker & Book Artist
Steve Belz, MFA, Ceramicist & Sculptor
Sarah Jane, MFA, Installation & Participatory Artist

Website link: http://www.pafac.org/smallthingsapp.html

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Cine+Mas SF (CA), Call for Entries: 11th Annual San Francisco Latino Film Festival

Cine+Mas SF (CA), Call for Entries: 11th Annual San Francisco Latino Film Festival

Deadline: May 23rd, 2019, midnight PST

Cine+Mas SF opens its 11th annual call for entries to its upcoming festival which takes place September 13th – 30th. Feature length, short, narrative, and documentary films made with or about Latin Americans are invited to submit. Applicants can enter here.

The mission of San Francisco Latino Film Festival is to provide a platform for films made with US Latino, Latin American, or Iberian filmmakers–as well as films by and about Latinos. We showcase films that demonstrate diverse Latin American/Latino experiences or points of view. Cultural activities like our community festival connect us to each other locally and across borders.

The community event series showcases film from the Americas at multiple San Francisco Bay Area theaters throughout September.

Website link: http://www.sflatinofilmfestival.org/2019/02/11th-annual-sflff-call-for-entries/

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The Growlery (CA), Call for Applicants: 2020 Residency for Visual & Performance Artists

The Growlery (CA), Call for Applicants: 2020 Residency for Visual & Performance Artists

Deadline: July 19th, 2019

Eligibility: The Growlery residency is open to visual artists and performance artists. Both mature and emerging artists are encouraged to apply. Applications will be reviewed by a panel and artists will be notified within 30 days if they have moved on to the second round.

The Growlery is centrally located in San Francisco, CA: 1 block from a commercial corridor including grocery stores, coffee shops, and restaurants. Close to public transit. Walking distance to Golden Gate Park.

Each resident is offered a private bedroom of at least 150 sq feet and a shared bath. There is a shared studio space in the basement, but many artists choose to work in their bedrooms or other areas of the house. We have tools for communal use (list available on request).

Housing is free and includes WIFI internet, laundry facilities, and a communal kitchen. Artists are responsible for their own food.

Collaboration: If you are applying with a collaborative team please include information for all collaborators in one application (We can accommodate up to 4 collaborators/3 in separate bedrooms.)

Pets: No pets are allowed at The Growlery.

Smoking: Smoking is not permitted inside The Growlery.

Noise: This is a community household, and while artists should not expect complete silence, they are expected to maintain a respectful volume and wear headphones when listening to music in common spaces.

Guests: Residents are welcome to have overnight guests for up to 4 days in a given month. Residents are responsible for their guests and are expected to accompany their guests while they are in the house.

Budget: Each residency comes with a materials budget: $250 for a one month residency and $500 for a 2-3 month residency.

For more detailed information and instructions on how to apply: http://www.thegrowlery.org/residency-application/

About: The Growlery is a privately run artist residency centrally located in San Francisco’s historic Haight-Ashbury neighborhood. Residencies at the Growlery range from one to three months. Artists live rent-free in a beautifully restored Victorian-era home and have the opportunity to work in a small, diverse group of peers.

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San Francisco Arts Commission (CA), National Request for Qualifications, 2020 Art on Market Kiosk Poster Series: Celebrating 50 Years of Gay Pride

San Francisco Arts Commission (CA), National Request for Qualifications, 2020 Art on Market Kiosk Poster Series: Celebrating 50 Years of Gay Pride

Deadline: May 14th, 2019

From their call: Beginning as a celebration commemorating the one-year anniversary of the Stonewall Riots in New York, Gay Pride has been held in San Francisco every year since 1970. Market Street, in particular, has been the site of gay pride parades since 1972; as well as, the location of the candlelight vigil for Harvey Milk and George Moscone in 1978. For Celebrating 50 Years of Gay Pride, artists will have the opportunity to honor the diverse people, places, and events of San Francisco’s rich queer culture. 

Project Overview: The San Francisco Arts Commission invites artists and artist teams residing in the United States to submit qualifications for the 2020 Art on Market Street Kiosk Poster Series: Celebrating 50 Years of Gay Pride. Every year since 1992, SFAC has commissioned new work by artists for the Art on Market Street Kiosk Poster Series. The Program selects three or four artists to create a new body of work that responds to a theme specific to San Francisco. Each poster series is on view for approximately three months, and consists of at least 6 unique images that are printed at 68 inches high by 47 ¼ inches wide, and installed in 18 bus kiosks on Market Street between 8th Street and the Embarcadero.

Project Budget: The total budget is $10,000 inclusive of the artist fee, poster designs, digital file preparation, and proofing. The budget does not include printing and installation which is managed and paid for by the Arts Commission. Finalists for the project will be paid an honorarium of $750 to develop their proposals

Eligibility: Eligibility is open to professional, practicing artists who reside in the United States. Entries not meeting eligibility guidelines will be withdrawn from consideration.

For more detailed information, selection process, application requirements, and link to entry:  https://www.sfartscommission.org/find-opportunities/calls-for-artists/2020-art-market-kiosk-poster-series

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Rhythmix Cultural Works (CA), Call for San Francisco Bay Area Artists: Diaspora Voiced

Rhythmix Cultural Works (CA), Call for San Francisco Bay Area Artists: Diaspora Voiced

Deadline: May 1st, 2019

From their call: Rhythmix K Gallery, in collaboration with Michelle Nye, Manager of Gallery Programs at the SFMOMA Artists Gallery, present DIASPORA VOICED – A Bay Area Juried Art Exhibition, which will be on display this fall for two months in conjunction with the ‘Round the World Festival at Rhythmix Cultural Works in Alameda, CA.

Submissions from diverse San Francisco Bay Area artists are welcome for this group exhibition featuring artwork that explores themes of identity, home and heritage.

Diaspora Voiced:  The Tate defines diaspora as “a term used to describe movements in population from one country to another and is often cited in discussions about identity.” The melting pot of the San Francisco Bay Area offers fertile ground for communities and individuals to thrive, cross, merge and hybridize. In that context a sense of home and self emerges in a voyage of discovery of manifold manifestations. Each person constructs their unique identity much like a collage artist composes a cohesive whole out of varied and juxtaposed parts. Speaking about his series, Black Odyssey, Romare Bearden said that “all of us, from the time we begin to think, are on an odyssey” and he relates Odysseus’ journey home after the Trojan wars to a universal search for truth, a search of coming home to ourselves in the face of powerful external forces. In Black Odyssey Bearden frames this search through the lens of the black experience in his playful and striking collages, as Homer’s mythic characters are depicted as black figures and the landscapes suggest Africa. Bearden’s work exemplifies a poetic and nuanced exploration of the themes of this exhibition, where conceptions of heritage, home and self form multifaceted and distinct truths in postcolonial globalized societies.

What is your truth and does your art speak to your cultural composition in direct, abstract or poetic forms? Perhaps memories of distant places merge with experiences of your current home in complex and fruitful ways. Perhaps your story is told in the abstract, with dream-like references to the parts which compose the whole. Or perhaps you incorporate found objects and photographs which clarify characters as known ancestors or imagined populations. A chorus of voices – your diverse works – will make up this group exhibition and harmonize with the ‘Round the World Music, Dance and Art Festival, a free community event at Rhythmix Cultural Works on Saturday October 5th from 12 – 3pm.

Diaspora Voiced Jurors

  • Demetri Broxton – Director of Education, MoAD (Museum of African Diaspora)
  • Mayumi Hamanaka – Gallery Manager, Kala Art Institute
  • Daniel Nevers – Executive Director, Berkeley Art Center
  • Michelle Nye – Manager, Gallery Programs, SFMOMA Artists Gallery

Submission Guidelines

  • To apply, please fill out this form and upload up to three images (maximum 2 MB each).
  • If you do not have a Gmail account, please email all info and images by May 1, 2019.
  • A Submission Fee of $25 must be received for your entry to be considered. Pay here through Square, or at the end of the form.
  • Accepted mediums include painting, photography, printmaking and collage.
  • Please limit artwork to wall-hanging works a maximum of 36 inches across.
  • All works must be ready to hang with d-rings and wire.
  • Artworks must only be hand delivered and picked-up during the drop off and pickup time periods indicated. Rhythmix will not package artworks for return shipping.

For more detailed information, juror information, policies, and dates: https://www.rhythmix.org/diaspora-voiced/

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Sublime/Transcendent: Justine Varga

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 Justine Varga

Post Impression, 2017, C type photograph, 158.5cm x 122cm

https://www.justinevarga.com/

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Mattress Factory (PA), 2020 International Open Call for Artists

Mattress Factory (PA), 2020 International Open Call for Artists

Deadline: July 1st, 2019

From their call: The Mattress Factory is currently accepting submissions to be considered for inclusion in the upcoming 2020 exhibition programmatic year. Submissions will be accepted now through July 1st, 2019.  Artists will be notified in late July 2019. The residency periods are April/May 2020 and August/September 2020. National and international artists are equally welcome to submit. 

To be considered, apply via Submittable (free to sign up). Include a brief cover letter, your exhibition history, a selection of your best images of past work and a list identifying them. You may also provide video clips, a professional website link, Vimeo/YouTube links, and a few publicity items. If attaching video samples directly, keep files to an upload size of 50 MB or less. Only submit examples of recent work that focus on installation art. We want to get a sense of your body of work, background and current art practice.
Do not send images, video or audio files to their email address. A list of answers to frequently asked questions is provided below. No calls please.

NOTE: There will be no one available to answer questions after 5pm eastern time on July 1st. Please complete the form to the best of your ability before the midnight deadline. The Mattress Factory can always contact you afterwards if there is a problem with a submission.

Website link for more information and FAQ:  https://mattressfactory.submittable.com/submit/136925/2020-open-call-for-artists

About The Mattress Factory:   https://www.mattress.org/content/history

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Axis Gallery (CA), National Call for Entries: 14th National Juried Exhibition

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Axis Gallery (CA), National Call for Entries: 14th National Juried Exhibition

Deadline: June 3rd, 2019, 10:59pm PST

From their call: Axis Gallery invites you to submit work to its 14th National Juried Exhibition, featuring juror Amy Owen, curator at the di Rosa Center for Contemporary Art in Napa, CA.

Eligibility

  • Open to artists residing in the U.S.
  • Contemporary original 2D and 3D work in any medium including painting, print, drawings, video, photography, or digital images.
  • 2D work should not exceed a framed size of 48” in the longest dimension.
  • 3D work is limited to 36” and not more than 60 lbs
  • Videowork
    • must be 5 min or shorter (this work will be rotate on a 60” monitor installed in the gallery with other accepted work)
      OR
    • the artist must provide and install their own equipment. Monitors should be no larger than 30” diagonal. If sound is integral to the work, please provide headphones for viewers.
  • All work must be original (no reproductions), produced within the last two years and not previously shown at Axis Gallery.
  • Work with complex installations or video will be included at the discretion of the juror and gallery.

Cash awards and a printed exhibition catalogue. Sales are encouraged. The gallery will retain 40% commission on any work sold. Price of work should include commission to gallery. Entry fee.

Website link:  http://axisgallery.org/call-for-14th-national/

Link to apply via CaFE: https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=6420

About: Axis Gallery is an artist run space that has been in operation for over 30 years, with a national reputation for bringing contemporary and challenging exhibitions to Sacramento. The gallery is dedicated to the highest standards of excellence in the selection and presentation of works of art.

Axis Gallery, 625 S Street, Sacramento, CA 95811

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