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

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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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International Call for Applicants: The Hopper Prize, Fall 2019

Image 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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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