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SEA Foundation (Tilburg, NL), International Open Call for Applicants: Funded Curator Residency

SEA Foundation (Tilburg, NL), International Open Call for Applicants: Funded Curator Residency Deadline: August 15th, 2017 AiR Tilburg – Netherlands From their call: SEA Foundation welcomes applications from a wide spectrum of curatorial practices, research interests and professional backgrounds. We … Continue reading

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MarinMOCA (CA), National Call for Artists, Fall Juried Exhibition: “AbstrAction”

MarinMOCA (CA), National Call for Artists, Fall Juried Exhibition: “AbstrAction” Deadline: August 25th, 2017, midnight PST From their call: We encourage work that demonstrates techniques in abstraction that move us forward. Innovative use of materials, color, shape, line, texture and … Continue reading

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LH Horton Jr Gallery, San Joaquin Delta College (CA), National Call for Artists: A Conversation on Race & Identity

LH Horton Jr Gallery, San Joaquin Delta College (CA), National Call for Artists: A Conversation on Race & Identity Deadline: October 5th, 2017 The exhibition will present works that examine the personal and social impact of race/ethnicity on identity perception. … Continue reading

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Sublime/Transcendent: Lita Albuquerque

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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Songzhuang Art Festival, China, International Call for Artists: Songzhuang International Photo Biennale

Songzhuang Art Festival, China, International Call for Artists: Songzhuang International Photo Biennale Deadline: August 10th, 2017 Songzhuang International Photo Biennale (Songzhuang Photo) is a major part of the 10th Annual Songzhuang Art Festival. It will be held in the Czech … Continue reading

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University of Utah, National Call for Entries: PaperWest Works on Paper Exhibition

University of Utah, National Call for Entries: PaperWest Works on Paper Exhibition Deadline: September 22nd, 2017 Organized by the Department of Art & Art History at the University of Utah, this national competitive juried exhibition will showcase contemporary works on … Continue reading

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Art & Pancakes, July 23rd, 2017

A platter of art news for your Sunday morning….enjoy! How Public Art Exposed Class Tensions in San Francisco   Link The Guardian Advocating Public Seating to Bridge San Francisco’s Economic Divide   Link How These Small Galleries Are Surviving Despite Wave of … Continue reading

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The New York Art Residency and Studios (NARS) Foundation (NY), Call for International/National Artists: International Residency Program

The New York Art Residency and Studios (NARS) Foundation (NY), Call for International/National Artists: International Residency Program Deadline: September 30th, 2017 Accepting applications from international artists for a 3 or 6 month residency in 2018 – 2019 and from US-based artists for the Winter … Continue reading

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

The Darkroom Gallery (VT), International Call for Photography Submissions: Multiples Deadline: August 9th, 2017, 11:59pm EST From their call: We’re proud to present Multiples, Darkroom Gallery’s 99th exhibition. In keeping with the repetitiveness of the numeral nine in 99, the … Continue reading

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Adobe Art Gallery (CA), Call for San Francisco Bay Area Artists: 40th Area Artists’ Annual Exhibition: Meaning Through Making

Adobe Art Gallery (CA), Call for San Francisco Bay Area Artists: 40th Area Artists’ Annual Exhibition: Meaning Through Making Deadline: September 9th, 2017, 12pm PST Description: Artists are invited to submit work to Adobe Art Gallery’s 40th Area Artist Annual. This … Continue reading

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Firelands Association for the Visual Arts (OH), Call for Fiber Artists, North America: Artist as Quiltmaker XVIII

Firelands Association for the Visual Arts (OH), Call for Fiber Artists, North America: Artist as Quiltmaker XVIII Deadline: November 27th, 2017 The Artist as Quiltmaker is the second-longest-running  art quilt exhibition in the world. This year’s exhibition will feature the … Continue reading

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Community Challenge Grant Living Alley Program (CA), Call for Proposals: Lily Street Living Alley Mural Project

Community Challenge Grant Living Alley Program (CA), Call for Proposals: Lily Street Living Alley Mural Project Deadline: August 11th, 2017, 5:00pm PST The Lily Street Living Alley Mural Project is a public art mural project on Lily Street in San … Continue reading

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

CERF+, National Call for Applicants: Artists “Get Ready” Grants Deadline: August 15th, 2017 CERF+ announces new Artists “Get Ready” Grants to help artists working in craft disciplines safeguard their studios and protect their careers. In 2017, up to 10 grants … Continue reading

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Monmouth Museum (NJ), International Call for Entries, Juried Watercolor: Traditional to Modern 2017

Monmouth Museum (NJ), International Call for Entries, Juried Watercolor: Traditional to Modern 2017 Deadline: August 14th, 2017, midnight EST Museum Statement: The fluidity within the medium of watercolor offers artists a gamut of innovative and bold ways to express how they … Continue reading

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Sublime/Transcendent: Yang Yongliang

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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John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, Call for Applicants: 2018 United States and Canada Competition

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, Call for Applicants: 2018 United States and Canada Competition Deadline: September 19th, 2017 The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation provides fellowships for advanced professionals in all fields — including the natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, and creative … Continue reading

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Call for Entries for San Francisco Bay Area* Visual Artists: Artadia Awards, 2017

Call for Entries for San Francisco Bay Area* Visual Artists: Artadia Awards, 2017 Deadline: August 1st, 2017, 6:00pm PST The San Francisco Artadia Awards are open to all visual artists living and working throughout the *five Bay Area counties of … Continue reading

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Art & Pancakes, July 16th, 2917

 Art news for your summer morning….enjoy! The Gray Market: Why ‘Mutual Trust’ Is an Art-World Fable When It Comes to Sales Agreements (and Other Insights)   Link Lessons from “Scaffold” Controversy: Museums are Inherently Colonial Institutions   Link Woman Knocks Down $200K … Continue reading

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Chinese Culture Center (CA), International Call for Submissions: Living Bridge Project

Chinese Culture Center (CA), International Call for Submissions: Living Bridge Project Deadline: July 23rd, 2017, 8:00pm PST From their call: RAISE THE FLAGS FOR THE COMMUNITY! Built in 1970s, the Lowe Community Bridge connecting Portsmouth Square and the Chinese Culture … Continue reading

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San Diego International Airport’s Arts Program (CA), National Call for Artists: Admiral Boland Way Mural Project

San Diego International Airport’s Arts Program (CA), National Call for Artists: Admiral Boland Way Mural Project Deadline: July 24th, 2017, 11:59pm PST San Diego International Airport’s Arts Program invites artists and artist teams to apply for consideration to create an original artwork … Continue reading

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A Blade of Grass (NY), National Call for Applicants: 2018 Fellowships for Individual Artists and Collectives, Socially Engaged Art

A Blade of Grass (NY), National Call for Applicants: 2018 Fellowships for Individual Artists and Collectives, Socially Engaged Art Deadline for submissions for the Initial Letter of Interest: September 18th, 2017, 11:59pm EST From their call: We are looking at … Continue reading

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International Call for Entries: Annual International Photography Awards (IPA), 2017

International Call for Entries: Annual International Photography Awards (IPA), 2017 Deadline: July 31st, 2017 From their call: The International Photography Awards conducts an annual photography competition for professional, non-professional, and student photographers on a global level, creating one of the … Continue reading

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The City of Milpitas’ Art Commission (CA) Request for Proposals: Art Installation at Dixon Landing Park

The City of Milpitas’ Art Commission (CA) Request for Proposals: Art Installation at Dixon Landing Park Deadline: July 20th, 2017 Commission Budget: $30,000 Media: Mixed Media, 3-D, Free Standing, for outdoor space The City of Milpitas’ Art Commission invites you … Continue reading

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Colorado Photographic Arts Center, International Call for Entries: Americana

Colorado Photographic Arts Center, International Call for Entries: Americana Deadline: August 11th, 2017, midnight MST From their call: From the mid through late 20th Century, the term “Americana” was largely associated with nostalgia for an idealized life in small towns … Continue reading

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Berkeley Art Center (CA), Call for San Francisco Bay Area Artists, Thread Heads: New Bay Area Fiber Art

Berkeley Art Center (CA), Call for San Francisco Bay Area Artists*, Thread Heads: New Bay Area Fiber Art Deadline: August 20th, 2017 From their call: Artists 18 years old and over who live and/or work in the *nine San Francisco … Continue reading

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Sublime/Transcendent: Malia Landis

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 Open Call for the 4th Crystal Ruth Bell Fully-Funded Residency – Care 关怀

International Open Call for the 4th Crystal Ruth Bell Fully-Funded Residency – Care 关怀 Deadline: July 17th, 2017 From their call: For the fourth edition of the Crystal Ruth Bell Residency, Red Gate & China Residencies are inviting people to apply … Continue reading

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International Call for Entries: 3rd annual LensCulture Street Photography Awards

International Call for Entries: 3rd annual LensCulture Street Photography Awards Deadline: August 1st, 2017 From their call: The 3rd annual LensCulture Street Photography Awards invite you to share your vision of the world’s streets! We want to discover today’s finest … Continue reading

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Art & Pancakes, July 9th, 2017

A small stack of art news for your summertime Sunday morning….enjoy! The Complex World of Art Copyright, Explained   Link L.A.’s Newest Public Sculpture Celebrates Freedom and Diversity   Link Why the Rise of Workout Classes in Museums Should Worry Art Lovers   … Continue reading

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The Center for Contemporary Art (NJ), International Call for Submissions: 2017 Juried Exhibition

The Center for Contemporary Art (NJ), International Call for Submissions: 2017 Juried Exhibition Deadline: September 17th, 2017 The Center for Contemporary Art (The Center), located in Bedminster, New Jersey, announces their international call for Artists for their 2017 Juried Exhibition. … Continue reading

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