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National Science Foundation, Call for Applicants: The Antarctic Artists and Writers Program

National Science Foundation (NSF), Call for Applicants: The Antarctic Artists and Writers Program Deadline: June 1st, 2018 The Antarctic Artists and Writers Program furnishes U.S. Antarctic Program operational support (No funding), and round-trip economy air tickets between the United States … Continue reading

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Emergency Funding for Artists


Emergency Funding for Artists
 CERF+  Craft Emergency Relief Fund / Artists’ Emergency Resources
: CERF+ is a national artists’ service organization whose mission is to safeguard and sustain the careers of craft artists and provide emergency resources that benefit all artists. … Continue reading

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National Call for Applicants: U.S. Department of State Programs

National Call for Applicants: U.S. Department of State Programs Deadline for Creative Arts Exchange: May 26th, 2016 Deadline for Arts Envoy and Communities Connection Heritage Programs: May 27th, 2016 The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) of the U.S. … Continue reading

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City of Palo Alto (CA), Call for Greater San Francisco Bay Area* Applicants: Cubberley Artist Studio

City of Palo Alto (CA), Call for Greater San Francisco Bay Area* Applicants: Cubberley Artist Studio Program Deadline: March 31st, 2016 *Any artist residing in the nine counties of the greater Bay Area is eligible to apply, although artists residing … Continue reading

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Bay Bridge Steel Program for Creative Reuse in Civic and Public Art Projects

Bay Bridge Steel Program for Creative Reuse in Civic and Public Art Projects Deadline for Group A: October 1st, 2015 Deadline for Group B: May 2nd, 2016 Deadline for Group C: December 1st, 2016 The Bay Bridge Steel Program, being administered … Continue reading

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International Call for Entries: The Frieze Writer’s Prize

International Call for Entries: The Frieze Writer’s Prize Deadline: July 21st, 2015 Frieze Writer’s Prize, the annual international award to discover and promote new art critics, is now open for entries. The winner will be commissioned to write a review for … Continue reading

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Bay Area Art Grind 2.0

Dear Bay Area Art Grind Readers, Subscribers and Friends, It has been an adjustment the last few months not filtering calls nightly to post daily. At one point I imagined it was like quitting smoking or, as I know well, … Continue reading

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The Long and Winding Road….

Dear Bay Area Art Grind Readers, Subscribers and Friends, The month of October marks 6 years since the Bay Area Art Grind, originally named the SJSU Art Blog, started posting calls for artists, by artists. Our “big idea” was started … Continue reading

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Classes at MACLA, San Jose (CA), Contemporary art making: From the studio to the streets with Gwen Mercado-Reyes

Classes at MACLA, San Jose (CA), Contemporary art making: From the studio to the streets with Gwen Mercado-Reyes Dates: Thursdays, starting September 25th, 2014 – November 13th, 2014 Time: 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Cost: $120.00 (eight sessions) Location: MACLA, … Continue reading

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Cleveland Institute of Art (OH), Call for Participants, Unruly Engagements: On the Social Turn in Contemporary Art and Design

Cleveland Institute of Art (OH), Call for Participants, Unruly Engagements: On the Social Turn in Contemporary Art and Design Deadline: July 14th, 2014 Cleveland Institute of Art announces a call for participants in a national conference set for November 6th, 7th, … Continue reading

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44th Glass Art Society Conference 2015, San Jose (CA), Call for Proposals, Interface: Glass, Art, and Technology, Deadline Extended

44th Glass Art Society Conference 2015, San Jose (CA), Call for Proposals, Interface: Glass, Art, and Technology Deadline EXTENDED: June 5th, 2014 The 44th Glass Art Society (GAS) Conference will be held in San Jose, California in June 2015. San … Continue reading

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Museum of Modern Art (NY), Call for Participation: Record a “Sonic Moment” ‏

Museum of Modern Art (NY), Call for Participation: Record a “Sonic Moment” ‏ Ba a part of New York MoMA’s Soundings exhibition. Record a 30-second “sonic moment” and submit it to us via our Soundcloud DropBox. Be sure to tell … Continue reading

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Summer Ceramics Handbuilding courses from Ceramic Artist Kimberly Cook

Summer Ceramics Handbuilding courses from Ceramic Artist Kimberly Cook, Foothill College, Los Altos Hills, CA Fabulous Ceramic Artist Kimberly Cook will be teaching Ceramics Handbuilding courses this summer at Foothill College, Los Altos Hills, California. Register now for courses, classes … Continue reading

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genARTS Silicon Valley, Call for Proposals: Emerging Artist Initiative

genARTS Silicon Valley, Call for Proposals: Emerging Artist Initiative  Deadline: July 1st, 2013 What would you create with $1,000? From their call: This summer, genARTS Silicon Valley launches its first annual Emerging Artist Initiative, a crowd funding and matching grant … Continue reading

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ZER01 (CA), Open Call for Proposals: Workshops and Events

ZER01 (CA), Open Call for Proposals: Workshops and Events Final Deadline: June 9th, 2013 at 11:59pm PST From their website:  Grow your event, expand your audience, or use our space to try something new. This summer, we’re handing over the … Continue reading

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Southern Graphics Council International (SGCI), Call for Proposals for SGCI Conference, San Francisco: Projects, Demonstrations, Exhibitions, Panels, Themed Portfolios

Southern Graphics Council International (SGCI), Call for Proposals for SGCI Conference, San Francisco: Projects, Demonstrations, Exhibitions, Panels, Themed Portfolios Deadline: June 15th, 2013 The 42nd Southern Graphics Council International (SGCI) Printmaking Conference will be held in the San Francisco Bay Area … Continue reading

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Glass Art Society, Call for Artists: 2014 Chicago Proposals

Glass Art Society, Call for Artists: 2014 Chicago Proposals The Glass Art Society Board of Directors are requesting proposals for lectures, lec-mo’s (Lecture on artist process), demonstrations and panels for the 2014 conference.  Deadline: April 7th, 2013 The Glass Art … Continue reading

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Call for Submissions: BayVAN Artist Registry

Call for Submissions: BayVAN Artist Registry Deadline: November 10th, 2012 BayVAN is now taking submissions for our 2013 Artist Registry. The registry is a pubic on-line database that will be viewed by corporate clients, collectors, gallery owners and curators. To … Continue reading

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Summer School 2012 at MoMA PS1: open call for applications

Open call for Applications: Summer School 2012 at MoMA PS1, New York, with Marina Abramović, Steve Paxton, and Genesis Breyer P-Orridge Deadline for applications: July 20th 2012 Requirements: Applicants must be current students with majors or emphases in art or … Continue reading

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Call for Applicants, Society for Contemporary Craft: Studio Apprenticeship Program with stipend

Call for Applicants, Society for Contemporary Craft: Studio Apprenticeship Program with stipend Deadline: June 18th, 2012 The Society for Contemporary Craft has launched an exciting new apprenticeship program for a recent B.A. or M.F.A. graduate who works in a craft … Continue reading

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Call for Proposals, 2013 Society for Photographic Education (SPE) National Conference Proposals, Conferring Significance: Celebrating Photography’s Continuum

Call for Proposals, 2013 Society for Photographic Education (SPE) National Conference Proposals, Conferring Significance: Celebrating Photography’s Continuum Deadline: June 1st, 2012 SPE is accepting proposals for the 50th annual SPE national conference “Conferring Significance: Celebrating Photography’s Continuum ” March 7-10, … Continue reading

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Open Call for Applications: Artist Village, Belgium

Open Call for Applications: Artist Village, Belgium Artists under age 35 can submit their portfolio until June 8th,2012. From their website: For one week (21–25 August) a group of about 25 artists will be given the opportunity to join the … Continue reading

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Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago, IL: Ceramic or Jewelry artists interested in consignment sales

Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago, IL:  Ceramic or Jewelry artists interested in consignment sales From their website: Lillstreet Gallery enhances the educational mission of Lillstreet Art Center by offering students and visitors an opportunity to explore and be inspired by the work of … Continue reading

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Headlands Center for the Arts, Call for Applications: Affiliate Artists Program

Headlands Center for the Arts, Call for Applications: Affiliate Artists Program Now accepting applications for 2012-2013 program (July 1, 2012 – June 30, 2013) Affiliate Artists are part of an immersive studio practice program at Headlands, competitively awarded to 20 … Continue reading

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Be Creative: Finding a Job in the Arts

Here is a great piece with tips and suggestions on finding an job in the arts. Where to look, get your foot in the door, networking, application tips, the interview, and more. Be Creative: Finding a Job in the Arts … Continue reading

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Call for Applicants: New York Arts Practicum

Call for Applicants: New York Arts Practicum Applications are being accepted for the New York Arts Practicum, an experiential summer program in New York City where advanced undergraduates, recent graduates, and graduate students participate in art-making and intellectual culture outside … Continue reading

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EF College Tour led by SJSU Alumni Vera Fainshtein, Spain: Land of Many Cultures

EF College Tour led by SJSU Alumni Vera Fainshtein, Spain: Land of Many Cultures Instructor Vera Fainshtein will be leading a study abroad tour in Spain, December 27, 2012 – January 6, 2013 leaving from San Francisco, CA. Vera is a … Continue reading

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Tickets on Sale now: Society for Photographic Education’s (SPE) National Conference 2012, San Francisco

Tickets on Sale now: Society for Photographic Education’s (SPE) National Conference 2012, San Francisco March 22nd – 25th, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency, San Francisco, California Theme: Intimacy and Voyeurism: The Public / Private Divide in Photography Keynote Speaker: Sally … Continue reading

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The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts (EFA) Studio Program: Call for Applications

The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts (EFA) Studio Program: Call for Applications About: The EFA Studio Program was created to provide affordable studio space within a community of artists, facilitate career development, and promote public and critical exposure for our … Continue reading

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Honoring Veterans on Veteran’s Day

Today is Veteran’s Day in the United States, Remembrance Day in the United Kingdom, and Armistice Day in parts of Europe to honor the men and women, past and present, who are serving and have served in the Armed Forces. … Continue reading

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