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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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International Call for Submissions: Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2020

International Call for Submissions: Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2020 Deadline: October 31st, 2019 for Short Animation Deadline: November 10th, 2019 for Feature Animation The Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2020, animation award has been recently opened for entries, calling for unique … Continue reading

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Mosesian Center for the Arts (MA), International Call for Artists: We the People

Mosesian Center for the Arts (MA), International Call for Artists: We the People Deadline: October 1st, 2019 The Mosesian Center for the Arts (MCA) seeks artwork for its upcoming fall exhibition called We The People. Much like the Constitution that … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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NARS Foundation, Open Call: Exhibitions 2020

NARS Foundation, Open Call: Exhibitions 2020 Deadline: October 14th, 2019, 11:59pm EST NARS is pleased to invite exhibition proposals for solo and group curated exhibitions for 2020. Exhibition proposals from both artists and curators will be considered for solo or … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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NARS Foundation (NY), Open Call: International Artist Residency Program, 2020 – 2022

NARS Foundation (NY), Open Call: International Artist Residency Program, 2020 – 2022 Deadline: October 14th, 2019, 11:59pm EST NARS Foundation hosts International artists for 3, 6 or 12-month residencies and US-based artists for 3-month residencies, providing space and time in … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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

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 … Continue reading

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

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 … Continue reading

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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, … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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

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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Fountain Street Gallery (MA), International Call for Artists: Out of Place

Fountain Street Gallery (MA), International Call for Artists: Out of Place Deadline: October 6th, 2019, 11:59pm EST From their call: Fountain Street Gallery presents an international call for works that push traditional classification. Out of Place is intended to reveal … Continue reading

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International Call for Entries: 23rd Japan Media Arts Festival 

International Call for Entries:  23rd Japan Media Arts Festival Deadline:  October 4th, 2019, (18:00 Japan Standard Time The Japan Media Arts Festival Executive Committee is now accepting entries for the 23rd Japan Media Arts Festival. All artists around the world, … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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National Call for Applicants: Red Bull Arts Detroit Curatorial Fellowship, with stipend and exhibition budget

National Call for Applicants: Red Bull Arts Detroit Curatorial Fellowship, with $5,000 stipend, and a $15,000 exhibition budget Deadline: September 30th, 2019 Red Bull Arts Detroit is committed to holistically supporting the arts locally and nationally. As such, we seek … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Public Art California, Request for Qualifications: Four Open Calls for Artists

Public Art California, Request for Qualifications: Four Open Calls for Artists Deadline: September 20th, 2019, 5:00pm PST From their call: Artists and Artist Teams may apply to one or more of the four open call public art commission opportunities listed … Continue reading

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Downtown Arts Collective (FL), International Call for Entries: Juried International Photography Exhibition

Downtown Arts Collective (FL), International Call for Entries: Juried International Photography Exhibition Deadline: September 30th, 2019, 11:59pm EST Downtown Arts Collective is now accepting submissions for an exhibition exploring contemporary photography. Artists from all over the world are invited to … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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