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Local Government Challenge Grants
http://www.ok.gov/~arts/grants/lgcg/lgcg1.html

The purpose of the Local Government Challenge Grant is to encourage local governments to support the arts. The grant provides an incentive to localities to contribute local tax revenues to the arts. It is designed to improve local resource flexibility, foster local arts coalitions and provide opportunities for local governments to partner with private enterprise. City or county local governments are limited to one application per year.


Small Grant Support For Schools
http://www.ok.gov/~arts/grants/sgschools/sgschools1.html

The Oklahoma Arts Council provides financial assistance through the Small Grant Support for Schools program to encourage schools to bring the arts into their classrooms. The Small Grant Support for Schools allows schools to apply for funds directly from the Council and does not require them to apply through their district. This grant also requires schools to match only 25% of the total requested amount.


Small Grant Support
http://www.ok.gov/~arts/grants/sgs/sgs1.html

The Oklahoma Arts Council provides financial assistance through the Small Grant Support category to support eligible organizations’ arts projects. Organizations are eligible to apply for two projects per year. First time applicants must apply in this grant category. Eligible organizations include 501(c)(3) organizations, school districts (individual schools are ineligible), libraries, tribes, city or county local governments, and universities/colleges. Although not limited to, generally applicants in this category have operating budgets under $25,000.


Major Grant Support
http://www.ok.gov/~arts/grants/mgs/mgs1.html

The Oklahoma Arts Council awards grants for Major Grant Support to provide matching funds to support eligible organizations’ arts projects throughout the year. Organizations are eligible to apply for one application per year which may include up to five separate projects. Eligible organizations include 501(c)(3) organizations, only eligible school districts (individual schools are ineligible), libraries, tribes, city or county local governments, and universities/colleges. Applicants in this category are ineligible to apply in Small Grant Support.


Organizational Support
http://www.ok.gov/~arts/grants/grantcats.html

The Oklahoma Arts Council awards grants for Organizational Support to provide funding to established 501(c)(3) arts organizations to support operational and programming costs. Eligibility is determined by the Council based on the organization’s overall operating budget, stability, history of compliance with Council guidelines and overall programming. Eligible organizations apply every two years, with separate awards for each year. Applicants in this category are ineligible for any other grant categories.


Call for Artists - Washington, Oregon and British Columbia Canada - New Seattle Center Skatepark
http://www.seattle.gov/arts/

The city of Seattle seeks an artist (or artist team) to work with design consultants and the skateboarding community to identify and develop art enhancements for the new Seattle Center Skatepark. The skatepark will include a minimum of 8,900 square feet of skating terrain along with seating and landscaping. It will be located at the northwest corner of Second Avenue and Thomas Streets, one of the primary entrances to Seattle Center. The call is open to professional artists living in Washington; Oregon; or British Columbia, Canada. The budget is $22,850 for artist participation on the design team. The artwork will be fabricated and installed as part of the skatepark construction budget. The selected artist(s) must engage diverse skateboarding groups in the artwork design and overall skatepark project. Art opportunities include, but are not limited to, integrated skateable objects, non-skateable obstacles, surface treatments, lighting or other technology effects for walls or vertical structures. The application deadline is Tuesday, March 18. The project application is available online at www.seattle.gov/arts. This is a fast-track project with design and development completed by July 2008 and construction documents finished by the end of September. For more information call: Patricia Hopper Public Art Manager (206) 684-7311


Call for Artists’ Roster - Calgary, Alberta Canada
http://www.rowena.james@calgary.ca

The City of Calgary Public Art Program seeks Expressions of Interest (i.e. Request for Qualifications) from experienced artists for inclusion in our Artist Roster. This call is open to local, national and international artists. The Artist Roster prequalifies artists for consideration on public art initiatives commissioned via limited calls (invitational opportunities) and/or direct award (single source) contracts. All Artist Roster submissions are reviewed by an external selection panel. Selection to the Artist Roster does not guarantee a contract with The City. Artists added to the Artist Roster will have practical, demonstrated experience in the field of public art, including collaboration with multi-disciplinary teams. Experience working within set budgets and construction schedules is considered an asset. Artist selections are evaluated based on: · Stated interest and approach · Quality of professional qualifications and relevant experience · Demonstrated excellence of past work in conceptual, aesthetic and technical terms Expressions of Interest submissions are accepted on an ongoing basis. Selection panels convene to review the submissions as deemed necessary by Program staff. To apply: Request Expression of Interest #05-008 from Edwin Whang, Buyer, Finance & Supply (Purchasing), phone: (403) 268-4090, email: edwin.whang@calgary.ca. Sorry, but this document is not available online. Note: The Open Call process is separate from the Artist Roster. When an open call to artists is issued for a specific public art project, all interested artists (including those on the Artist Roster) must complete a submission in order to be considered. For information about the Public Art Program, contact Rowena James, Public Art Program Coordinator at (403) 268-2843 or rowena.james@calgary.ca.


Honouring of Senator James B. Gladstone and The Right Honourable J.G.Diefenbaker
http://www.SL@burjpetroleum.com

This project seeks to recognize the meeting, at the Calgary Stampede in 1957, of two of Western Canada’s historically important political leaders: Prime Minister, The Right Honourable John George Diefenbaker (Saskatchewan), and from the Kainai of the Blood Tribe, James B. Gladstone (Alberta). In 1958 he was appointed as Canada’s First Nation’s Senator. Canadian sculpture artists from across Canada are invited to participate by submitting their interest and concept. Estimated budget: $250,000 - $500,000 Installation: July 2010 Criteria: ii) 2 Heroic size sculptures in bronze iii) Western genre iv) Subject: Senator J.B. Gladstone and J. G. Diefenbaker Submission deadline: April 30, 2008 For more information and a copy of the detailed artist call, please contact: Sandra LeBlanc at: SL@burjpetroleum.com All applications must be received at the following mailing address: Attention: Sandra LeBlanc Public Art Committee Calgary Stampede Box 1060, Station M Calgary, AB Canada T2P 2K8 For Couriers, use: 1410 Olympic Way SW, Calgary T2G 2W1


Public Art Projects - Multiple LRT Station Canopies
http://www.purchasingconnection.ca/

The City of Calgary Public Art Program, in conjunction with Transportation Infrastructure and Calgary Transit, is seeking Expressions of Interest (i.e. Request for Qualifications) from experienced artists with a demonstrated ability to design artwork for transit and transportation infrastructure. Seven Light Rail Transit (LRT) stations are being constructed in Calgary. Each of these seven stations will contain a public art component integrated into the station’s glass canopies or located in the space surrounding the canopies. Artists working in a variety of media are welcome to submit their qualifications for this competition. This competition is open to local, national and international artists. The public art project goals include: The creation of projects that stress both the individuality of each CTrain station as well as the visual and functional continuity of the entire corridor Addition of colour, light and texture to the visual experience of the corridor. Complementing, and not competing with, the distinctive and graceful appearance of the canopies. Collaborating with multi-disciplinary teams. Working within set budgets and construction schedules. The budget for each station canopy is $89,000 CDN Submissions must be received by Friday, April 4, 2008 at 16:30 hours MST. Late, misdirected and/or incomplete submissions may not be considered. Download Project Details: Please download Expression of Interest #08-015 from the Alberta Purchasing Connection (APC) at http://www.purchasingconnection.ca/. Select “I am a Vendor” on APC home page. Register if a first-time user. THIS EOI WILL HAVE AT LEAST ONE ADDENDUM - PLEASE CHECK THE APC BID PACKAGE ONLINE FOR ADDENDA. You must acknowledge each addendum in writing for your submission to be considered. If the addenda are added after you download the EOI, a notice is sent from the APC to your vendor email. Submission-related Inquiries For general inquiries, contact: Edwin Whang, Buyer p: 403-268- 4090 e: edwin.whang@calgary.ca For technical information, contact: Gordon J. Forbes P. Eng. P: 403-268-1295 E: gordon.forbes@calgary.ca For the Public Art Project Coordinator, contact Lisa Hickey-Besserer p: 403-268-5283 E: Lisa.Hickey-Besserer@calgary.ca


Public Art Project: Botsford Street Fire Station - City of Moncton, New Brunswick
http://www.Call l imited to emerging and professional visual artist an...

Call l imited to emerging and professional visual artist and designers or teams who reside in the Province of New Brunswick. The City of Moncton is seeking proposals from emerging or professional artists for the creation and installation of a public art project at Moncton’s new Botsford Street Fire Station, located at 299 Botsford Street, at the corner of Botsford and King streets. Proposals shall include, but not be limited to: a written document including a letter of intent stating the artist’s interest in the project; a detailed description and sketch of the proposed concept including artistic and creative approach, materials, dimensions, scale, installation requirements; a plan for the maintenance of the work including potential long-term costs; references, resume and portfolio of the artist; and a budget for the project. An official copy of Request for Proposal #RFP08-006 – Public Art Competition (Botsford Street Fire Station), which includes all design requirements, proposal submission requirements, evaluation criteria, and general terms and conditions, may only be obtained through the City of Moncton’s Purchasing Department, or the New Brunswick Opportunities Network (www.gnb.ca/0099/tenders). All inquiries regarding this Request for Proposal may be directed to: Tanya Carter, Purchasing Manager City of Moncton E-mail: tanya.carter@moncton.ca Telephone: 506-853-3535 Fax: 506-859-2675 Only proponents who have received the RFP directly from the City of Moncton’s Purchasing Department or the New Brunswick Opportunities Network are eligible to submit a proposal. The deadline for submission of proposals is Thursday, April 3, 2008 at 3:00 p.m. - Atlantic Time. Proposals received after the closing date will not be considered and will be returned unopened to the Proponents.


Two Outdoor Public Art Installations (Commission Range $100,000-300,000)
http://www.vendor.purchasingconnection.ca/Opportunity.aspx?Guid=360D70...

In partnership with S. Pointe & Co. Inc., Capital Health Edmonton invites artists who work in visual, craft, light and interdisciplinary media to respond with an Expression of Interest for two outdoor public art installations for the new Robbins Pavilion at the Royal Alexandra Hospital (home of the Lois Hole Hospital for Women) in Edmonton Alberta. Competition 1 Robbins East Lightwell Budget Range: $100,000 – $250,000 (all inclusive) Competition 2 Robbins Southwest Courtyard Budget Range: $150,000 - $300,000 (all inclusive) Submission Deadline: Thursday April 3, 2008 at 2:00pm MST Target Installation: April/May 2009 All media suitable for Edmonton’s variant climate will be considered. This competition is open to artists who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada. Artists may submit alone as or as creative teams. To Participate: Artists or Artistic Teams will be required to register their interest as VENDORS, free of charge, and obtain the RFEOI document, including site plans and photographs, by downloading the RFEOI from the Alberta Purchasing Connection website. http://vendor.purchasingconnection.ca/Opportunity.aspx?Guid=360D7094-B1FF-4FDD-9FA6-C9F1D1897D16 or www.purchasingconnection.ca Solicitation Number: CNS2008-02-53


Call to Canadian sculpture artists - Commemoration of the City of Calgary’s twin sister city's 400 Birthday
http://www.SL@burjpetroleum.com

The Calgary Stampede will recognize and celebrate the 400th anniversary of Quebec City, its twin city, by commissioning a heroic size sculpture commemorating French Canadian influence on early western Canadian (Albertan) farming and ranching and/or in the development of the Calgary Exhibition & Stampede. The work will be placed in Quebec City at a location to be designated by that City. An identical piece will be placed in Calgary. Canadian sculpture artists from across Canada are invited to participate by submitting their interest and concept. Estimated budget: $250,000 - $500,000 Installation: Quebec City - February 2009 Submission deadline: April 1, 2008 For more information and a copy of the detailed artist call, please contact: Sandra LeBlanc at: SL@burjpetroleum.com All applications must be received at the following mailing address: Attention: Sandra LeBlanc Public Art Committee Calgary Stampede Box 1060, Station M Calgary, AB Canada T2P 2K8 For Couriers, use: 1410 Olympic Way SW, Calgary T2G 2W1


Open Call for Artists - Public Art Project - Emergency Operations Centre
http://www.purchasingconnection.ca/

The City of Calgary Public Art Program, in conjunction with the Calgary Fire Department, is seeking Expressions of Interest (i.e. Request for Qualifications) from experienced artists to create a permanent work of art for the new Emergency Operations Control Centre. The successful artist will have expertise that includes practical, demonstrated experience in the field of public art, collaboration with multi-disciplinary teams and community stakeholders, and the ability to work within set budgets and construction schedules. Public Art for the Emergency Operations Centre will be integral to the design objectives of the facility and site. The Public Art should reflect the mission of the Public Art Program as described in The City of Calgary’s Public Art Policy. This competition is open to local, regional, national and international artists. The budget for this public art project is $266,500.00 CDN. Note that the overall capital construction budget for the EOC may offset the fabrication costs of Public Art components. Submissions must be received no later than Tuesday, March 25, 2008 at 16:30 hours MST. Late, misdirected and/or incomplete submissions may not be considered. Download Project Details: Please download Expression of Interest #08-013 from the Alberta Purchasing Connection (APC) at http://www.purchasingconnection.ca/. Select “I am a Vendor” on APC home page. Register if a first-time user. If a change is made to the EOI before the submission deadline, an addendum is sent from the APC to your vendor email. You must acknowledge each addendum in writing for your submission to be considered. Submission-related Inquiries For inquiries related to your EOI submission, contact: Edwin Whang, Buyer P: 403-268-4090 E: edwin.whang@calgary.ca For questions about the public art project, contact: Heather Saunders, Project Coordinator Public Art Program P: 403-268-5270 E: heather.saunders@calgary.ca


Request for Expressions of Interest - Community Public Art
http://www.The City of Richmond Public Art Commission (RPAC) is seekin...

The City of Richmond Public Art Commission (RPAC) is seeking expressions of interest from artists to design, fabricate and install a site-specific community public art project, to be located at Richmond Hospital, 7000 Westminster Hwy., Richmond, BC. This is the first community public art project that Richmond Hospital has undertaken. ARTIST ELIGIBILITY Open to professional artists of all disciplines. Artists outside Richmond may apply but no travel funding is available. Interdisciplinary and team approaches are welcome. BUDGET The total budget available to the artist(s) or artist team, inclusive of all expenses (including GST), will be $4,000.00. DEADLINE Complete expression of interest packages must be received on or before Friday, April 11, 2008 by 4:00 pm. (This is not a postmark deadline). For complete details including submission information visit: http://richmond.ca/culture/publicart/opportunities.htm Or download: http://richmond.ca/__shared/assets/hospital19790.pdf For additional information or questions please contact: Suzanne Greening at 604 247-8320 or sgreening@richmond.ca


Place des Arts Community Public Art project
http://www.placedesarts.ca

To celebrate its 35 year history as a thriving, vibrant community arts centre, Place des Arts is commissioning a professional artist experienced in designing and producing integrated public art to develop and facilitate a community art project. This opportunity is open to professional artists residing in British Columbia. Artists are encouraged to experiment with a variety of design approaches and media and preference will be given to artists who demonstrate a solid understanding of the history and community of Maillardville and have experience working on public art projects. The successful candidate will work with local community groups, schools, businesses and residents in a series of workshops in which the artist and participants will design an art installation for the interior of the centre interpreting and reflecting on the history of Place des Arts and the community of Maillardville. The workshops will begin on July 12 during Place des Art’s Fair in the Square community event and will be unveiled on December 6 during the annual Light up the Square event. Submissions must be received by Place des Arts no later than March 31, 2008 at 5:00 p.m., PST. An adjudication committee will review all proposals and select the winning submission from a short list of artists in May, 2008. More information: To download the full call for proposals, visit www.placedesarts.ca. Katrina Driver, Visual Arts Program Coordinator Place des Arts - Arts Centre & Music School p: 604.664.1636 ext.32 e: kdriver@placedesarts.ca


Limited Call For Expressions of Interest - BC West Coast First Nations Artists or Artist Teams
http://www.cnvpublicart@telus.net

THE OPPORTUNITY: The City of North Vancouver Public Art Program is accepting expressions of interest from BC West Coast First Nation artists or artist teams to integrate a public artwork into the western entrance of the new North Vancouver “Spirit Square”. The Square is part of the new City Library project and will provide a dynamic community gathering space that will serve as the anchor for the City’s civic corridor. ELIGIBILITY: This Public Art Call as been prepared to solicit responses specifically from BC West Coast First Nation artists with experience working on site-specific public art commissions. If you are applying as part of a design team, than please be aware that at least one of the design team members must be a BC West Coast First Nation’s artist. TIMELINE: March 28, 2008 ............ Submission Deadline April 1 – 4, 2008 ........... Selection Panel Meeting April 14 – 18, 2008 ........ Short list Presentations Mid April – July 2008 ....... Fabrication August 2008 ................ Installation SUBMISSION DOCUMENTS: Spirit Square Call http://www.arts-alive.ca/uploads/Spirit%20Square%20Call.pdf Spirit Square Landscape Detail http://www.arts-alive.ca/uploads/06007%20Spirit%20Square%20landscape%20detail%2003-10-08.pdf MORE INFORMATION: Lori Phillips c/o North Vancouver Office of Cultural Affairs (NVOCA) 335 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver, B.C. Canada V7M 2G3 P: 604-980-3559 E: cnvpublicart@telus.net


Three Harbour Green Public Art - Coal Harbour Development
http://www.urbanartmanagement.com/

Budget: $189,760 Deadline for submissions: April 18, 2008 by 4:00 p.m. ASPAC Developments Ltd. has retained Urban Art Management to facilitate Public Art for Three Harbour Green located in Coal Harbour. ASPAC is seeking artists or a team of artists to create building integrated artwork in conjunction with the construction of the last tower in Coal Harbour, Three Harbour Green. The Call for Qualifications has been prepared to solicit responses from BC artists experienced with public art, budgeting and collaboration with architects. An art budget of $ 185,760 has been designated for this project. Due to the collaborative nature of this project, the artist will sign a design services contract with ASPAC (budget to be determined). The remaining fees will be allocated to the project and possibly leveraged by the existing materials in the building. Project Schedule: March 14: The Call is posted. April 18: All submittal materials must be received by 4:00 pm. April 24: All submittal materials will be reviewed by the Selection Panel. Three artists will be short listed. May 9: Interviews For further information: Visit www.urbanartmanagement.com, Artist Opportunities Or call: Leesa Strimbicki 604-872-1466


City of Vancouver - Public Art Program Review
http://www.city.vancouver.bc.ca/commsvcs/culturalservices/newsletter/a...

The Public Art Program is currently undergoing a comprehensive review of its three components: Community Public Art, Civic Public Art, and Private Development. The intended result is a plan for the program that will include a new vision—developed with the local community—and new implementation strategies that address program structure, funding, and administration. Projects already underway will continue their development; however, no new projects will be initiated before Fall, 2007. Those interested in the Community Public Art Program should monitor this website.


LUNA Artists In Residence - CO
http://www.j.m.owens@hotmail.com

LUNA Artists In Residence - CO LUNA Artists In Residence (LUNA AIR) program offers residences for emerging Artists. Application deadline is March 21, 2008, for residences, June 2008 through October 2008. There is no cost to the artist for housing or application, and we appreciate cooperative labor efforts. Persons with a flexible, nurturing personality are especially welcome. Individuals, as well as groups may apply for residences. Teachers of every discipline are encouraged to host their own learners. Questions can be directed to: Dr. James M. Owens (Jim), by phone at 719.206.0622, by email at j.m.owens@hotmail.com. Deadline: March 21, 2008


10th Annual Fields Project Residency Program - IL
http://www.FieldsProject.com

10th Annual Fields Project Residency Program - IL Call to artists for the 10th Annual Fields Project Residency Program, Oregon, IL, June 14-22, 2008. Open to plein air artists, photographers, and field sculptors. Recipients will create artwork inspired by Midwestern landscapes while experiencing rural life residing with a working farm family, brining art and agriculture together. Visit http://www.FieldsProject.com for more information or send SASE to: Fields Project, PO Box 444, Oregon, IL 61061. Questions? Call Deb Munson at 815-652-4623, Sculptors call Jeff Adams at 815-734-7578. Entry Deadline: March 15, 2008.


Artists Residencies for Visual Artists and Writers - MI
http://www.ox-bow.org/residency/artists/summer.html

One and two-week residencies from June 8-August 23, 2008. This program is designed for the professional and practicing artist to reside and work in a secluded, natural environment. This year, applicants may apply for either one or two week residencies. Artists are selected upon the merit of their work and written statements describing their proposed use of the residency. Students are not eligible for this program. During their stay, artists are encouraged to present a slide lecture or reading of their work and to participate in the community life at Ox-Bow. Recipients receive a small private studio and room and board. Please note that the classroom studio facilities are not available to ARs. Artists’ in Residence are required to pay a fee of $510 per week, due at the time the residency is awarded. A limited number of residency scholarships, covering a portion of the fee, are available. Please indicate your interest in being considered for an award on your application. Applications for the summer Residency program are due March 14, 2008. To download an application, visit http://www.ox-bow.org/residency/artists/summer.html or email Sarah Workneh at sworkn@saic.edu for more information. Deadline: March 14, 2008


Career Opportunity Grants
http://www.oregonartscommission.org/pdf/COG_Revised_App.pdf

Career Opportunity Grants for Artists provide financial support to enable Oregon artists to take advantage of opportunities to enhance their careers through the development of arts, business or professional skills to expand marketing capacity and/or to further develop the nature or quality of their artwork.Grant amounts may range from $300 to $1,500. The Oregon Arts Commission has allocated $40,000 for the FY2008 grant cycle. Applications are reviewed on a quarterly basis, and the Commission may award up to the full amount available at any quarter, so please check here at this website or call our office to see if there are funds available. There are no funds available for the May 2008 deadline. The next application deadline is August 13, 2008.


Operating Support Grants
http://www.oregonartscommission.org/doc/FY09_Operating_Support_guideli...

Call Shannon Planchon, 503-229-6062 for more information Postmark Deadline: May 1, 2008 Operating Support grants support the operations of and public access to the programs of Oregon's medium and large not-for-profit arts organizations. The Oregon Arts Commission encourages applications that demonstrate the inclusion of creation, exhibition or performance of work created by Oregon artists of demonstrated artistic excellence. They are intended for arts groups whose prior year cash income totaled at least $75,000.


Arts Learning Grants
http://www.oregonartscommission.org/grants/commission_grant_programs.p...

Arts Learning Grants Call Deb Vaughn at 503-986-0085 for more information Electronic Application Deadline: May 1, 2008


Operating Support/Arts Services/Arts Learning May 1, 2008
http://www.oregonartscommission.org/grants/shannon.planchon@state.or.u...

Operating Support/Arts Services/Arts Learning May 1, 2008 Call Shannon Planchon 503-229-6062 or shannon.planchon@state.or.us


National VSA arts Call for Art: Derivative Composition
http://www.vsarts.org/derivativecomposition

VSA arts (National) is seeking visual artists with disabilities whose work is inspired by the performing arts - music, theatre, dance. There is no entry fee. Submissions must be original works that have been completed in the last five years and after the onset of disability. Deadline is Friday, March 21, 2008. For more information, go to www.vsarts.org/derivativecomposition. VSA arts of Maine also has print copies of the call for entries. Alternative formats are available, contact VSA arts of Maine at 607-4016 or info@vsartsmaine.org.


A Matter of Perception
http://www.vsartsmaine.org/artprograms.htm

A Matter of Perception is VSA arts of Maine’s biennial exhibition that showcases and celebrates the artwork and talent of Maine artists with disabilities. The purpose of the exhibition is to enhance the public’s awareness of disability issues, provide exhibition opportunities for artists with disabilities, and to promote the work of the artists. In addition, this exhibition provides artists the opportunity to market and sell their artwork, as well as to bring awareness to the many quality arts programs throughout the state.


Murals DC / Artist Opportunity
http://www.dcarts.dc.gov/

Murals DC / Artist Opportunity Budget: $3,000-$12,500 per mural Deadline: Friday, March 21, 2008 at 7 pm The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities (DCCAH) in collaboration with the Executive Office of the Mayor (EOM) and DC Department of Public Works (DPW) seek artists, artist teams and youth organizations to design, create and install aerosol murals or aerosol-inspired murals in identified locations throughout the District of Columbia for a new project entitled Murals DC. Murals DC has been created to replace illegal graffiti with artistic works, to revitalize sites within the community and to teach young people the art of aerosol painting. The goal of this initiative is to positively engage the District's youth by teaching proper art techniques, providing supplies, and a legal means to practice and perform their skill in a way that promotes respect for public and private property and community awareness. Site selection is based on areas of the District with high incidence of illegal graffiti as identified by the DPW, Mayor's Office of Community Relations and Services (MOCRS) and other agencies. Each mural will reflect the character, culture and history of the neighborhood.


Young Artist Program
http://www.dcarts.dc.gov/dcarts/cwp/view,A,3,Q,528307.asp

Young Artist Program


UPSTART Program
http://www.dcarts.dc.gov/dcarts/cwp/view,A,3,Q,634126.asp

UPSTART Program


Public Art Building Communities
http://www.dcarts.dc.gov/dcarts/cwp/view,A,3,Q,638599.asp

Public Art Building Communities


Grants-in-Aid to Organizations
http://www.dcarts.dc.gov/dcarts/cwp/view,A,3,Q,638459.asp

Grants-in-Aid to Organizations


Grants-in-Aid to Organizations
http://www.dcarts.dc.gov/dcarts/cwp/view,a,3,q,528181.asp

Grants-in-Aid to Organizations


Festivals DC
http://www.dcarts.dc.gov/dcarts/cwp/view,A,3,Q,638536.asp

Festivals DC


Elders Learning Through the Arts
http://www.dcarts.dc.gov/dcarts/cwp/view,A,3,Q,639257.asp

Elders Learning Through the Arts


East of the River Arts Initiative
http://www.dcarts.dc.gov/dcarts/cwp/view,a,3,q,528153.asp

East of the River Arts Initiative


Cultural Facilities Project
http://www.dcarts.dc.gov/dcarts/cwp/view,a,3,q,582599.asp

Cultural Facilities Project


City Arts Projects
http://www.dcarts.dc.gov/dcarts/cwp/view,a,3,q,528139.asp

City Arts Projects


Arts Learning & Outreach: Arts Education Projects
http://www.dcarts.dc.gov/dcarts/cwp/view,a,3,q,528104.asp

Arts Learning & Outreach: Arts Education Projects


Artist Fellowship Program
http://www.dcarts.dc.gov/dcarts/cwp/view,a,3,q,528118.asp

Artist Fellowship Program


Small Projects Program
http://www.dcarts.dc.gov/dcarts/cwp/view,a,3,q,528251.asp

Small Projects Program


Folk & Traditional Arts Mini-Grant Program
http://www.dcarts.dc.gov/dcarts/cwp/view,a,3,q,528167.asp

Folk & Traditional Arts Mini-Grant Program


Arts Learning & Outreach: Teacher Mini-Grant Program
http://www.dcarts.dc.gov/dcarts/cwp/view,a,3,q,528279.asp

Arts Learning & Outreach: Teacher Mini-Grant Program


Artist Project Grants
http://www.arts.utah.gov/funding/artists_grant/documents/2008Establish...

For artists who are well-established in their professional career, this grant is available in amounts up to $2,000.


Artist Project Grants
http://www.arts.utah.gov/funding/artists_grant/documents/2008EmergingG...

This grant is designed for artists who are just starting their professional art career. Amounts are available up to $500.


Cincinnati’s premiere juried art show
http://www.wyomingartshow.org/EntryInstructions.html

for complete details on acceptable entries, jury process, entry fees, important dates/deadlines, show and booth information, and competition specifications. Jury Process: To be considered for the 2008 Wyoming Art Show, artists must submit three (3) 35mm color slides of their work for jurying. [Only artists who participated in the 2006 show are exempt from jurying.] Artists must send slides, entry form, and appropriate entry fee postmarked no later than March 3, 2008 to: Wyoming Art Show PO Box 15027 Cincinnati OH 45215-0027 Slides should be of professional quality. Please mark each slide with: artist's name, category, top of work, plus dimensions of work. Slides are identified to the judges by number only. All decisions will be based on the representation of the works in the slides submitted, so high quality photography is recommended. The judges’ decisions are final and confidential. Artists shooting digital images of their work can have their files transferred to slides using a slide service such as www.slideservice.com, www.colorslides.com, www.slides.com . Notification of the jurors' decision will be mailed by March 17. Applicant's entry fee will be returned if not accepted. IMPORTANT CALENDAR DATES: March 3: Postmarked slides/entries. Entries postmarked after March 3 will be returned unopened. March 17: Notices mailed May 17: Optional delivery of competition art to Wyoming Civic Center 9:00-1:00 May 18: Date of Show, 11:00 to 5:00. Competition entries MUST be delivered to the Civic Center by 9:30 to be considered for awards. 5:45pm: Artists' reception and awards presentation ALL WORK MUST BE OF THE ARTISTS' OWN CREATION. No manufactured or commercially made or assembled items will be permitted in the show. CATEGORIES: 1. Painting or drawing on a two-dimensional surface: Oil, Acrylic, Watercolor, Pastel, Charcoal, Graphite, Colored Pencil 2. Graphics, Photography, Printmaking, Mixed Media: Painting on objects, Collage/Assemblages 3. Ceramics, (hand built or wheel thrown), Metal, Sculpture, Wood 4. Fiber (includes handmade paper), Glass, Jewelry (hand crafted with minimal purchased components) IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ARTISTS ONE artist only per space. Each applicant may exhibit and compete in ONLY ONE category per entry fee. Artists may choose to compete, to sell, or both. Selling space only is provided; artists must provide their own outside display booth. Outside selling space is assigned by the committee. All slides will be returned and all artists will receive confirmation notices. Please make checks payable to Wyoming Art Show. Applicant’s entry fee will be returned if work is not accepted. Entries must be postmarked no later than March 3, 2008, or they will be returned unopened. Mail entries to Wyoming Art Show, PO Box 15027, Cincinnati OH 45215 For questions, contact Laurie Marks: marksL@wyomingcityschools.org ENTRY FEES $45 ONE competition entry only. NO selling space. $55 TWO competition entries only. NO selling space. $60 ONE competition entry AND 15 feet of outside selling space. $70 TWO competition entries AND 15 feet of outside selling space. ARTIST’S RESPONSIBILITIES: · Each artist is responsible for: · Setting up and dismantling display. · Being ready at the appropriate time for judging. · Maintaining and staffing own booth. Representatives may not attend in place of the artist. · All sales transactions. · Payment of all sales taxes. COMPETITION REQUIREMENTS: · To qualify for judging, all art work for the competition must be inside the Civic Center, 1 Worthington Ave., no later than 9:30 a.m. Sunday, May 18. · Early dropoff time is offered on Saturday, May 17, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. · Accepted work for competition must be ready for display. · Two-dimensional work must be framed and wired for hanging. · If the artist’s entry exceeds 36' in any direction or is not suitable for table display, the artist must provide their own support, display fixture or easel. Every effort will be made to promote and advertise the show and encourage sales. · No commission is charged; however, neither is the Wyoming Art Show authorized to transact any sales. Artists wishing to sell competition entries must handle the transactions themselves. · All reasonable precautions will be taken for the safety of the artists’ work. · All insurance for the Wyoming Art Show is the responsibility of the artist prior to, during and after the show. · Submission of application implies agreement to these conditions.


Opportunities for Individual Artists
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Individual Artist Professional Development Grants Individual artists in the folk, literary, performing, and visual arts categories may apply for up to $500 to support professional development activities. Contact: Annie Hatch, Email: ahatch@state.wy.us, (307) 777-7721 Mike Shay, Email: mshay@state.wy.us, (307) 777-5234


Arts Education – Biennial (2008-2010)
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Deadline: March 1, 2008 An exciting new twist on an existing grant… this category now supports two years of arts programming with a focus on learning in and through the arts for participants of any age. Programs should teach from specific arts learning goals and have evaluation methods that measure the outcomes. Different from a project grant, applicants will describe activities from the previous year, emphasizing the evaluation results of past accomplishments and the planning for future activities. The applicant must have successfully completed at least five WAC grants, two of which must be AE (AIE). Requests must be for multiple or year-long projects. Submit applications on or before March 1; submit draft applications before February 15. Maximum request is limited to $7,000 per year. Second-year funding is contingent upon the WAC budget for this program. Contact: Camellia El-Antably, Email: celant@state.wy.us, (307) 777-5305


Grants To Organizations – Annual
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Deadline: March 15, 2008 GTO supports the production of arts programs, projects and events in local communities. Proposals may include performing, visual, literary, media, folk, or multi-disciplinary arts, or technical assistance projects. Organizations may submit one request each year in March for projects to occur between the following months of July 1–June 30. Submit applications on or before March 15; submit draft applications before March 1. Maximum request for a single, short-term project is $2,000; maximum request for multiple and/or year-long projects is $7,000. Contact: Randy Oestman, Email: roestm@state.wy.us, (307) 777-7109


Community Arts Partners – Annual
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Deadline: April 7, 2008 As the newest WAC grant program, the CAP encourages the creation of innovative collaborations anchored by the arts. Partnerships are urged for community building, civic engagement, community planning and use of public spaces for the enhancement of economic opportunities and citizen quality of life. Organizations may submit one application by April 7, 2008 for a project beginning in June, 2008; draft applications may be submitted before March 21. Project end date is negotiable. Maximum request is $10,000. Contact: Randy Oestman, Email: roestm@state.wy.us, (307)777-7109


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